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I? WEEKLY ARIZONA?
NOVEMBER 27 1869.
f Hnl .T. P. Stone has arrived
v.. V.ir-i.- tn toVn nharce of tko buain
. , r O
a j property of tke deceased.
.n Ap!V"he Pass thi3 week we bave infor-
L JA oi !.n capture by Indians, at that post,
, - ,r -r ,-.i-nth?rd. Webavo not learned
i.ara concerning tho capture, bat
. ;bat the raid has been a success for
..i h: of ths cattle having been
r r. i t t.i tho limo of the departure from
jt i ma.il, on Monday creaing.
V. EAiii :R : The Autumn frosts have at
I. t i Kit in ; the mornings and evenings are
r, jut tiie hours between 10 A. M. 2 P. M.
h V. c:ien oppressively warm. The oldoit
- :..rts ii.aintaiu that in no formeryaar did
r,r;J as dciightful and salubrious weath-
tt! s season; and the comparatively limit
xouDt of sickness at present existing
ttsfar tJ corroborate the opinion lhu3 erpres
I rs: Wo learn from Mr. Yfallace, ox
s rider mi the route from Tucson to Camp
t i.' .1 Florence, that a party of Indians
a.-A at, a ehort distance from the road,
;.r Cottonwool irprings, fired at him as he
s; 1 with the mail last week. Ho state3 that
Itrrd the bullets pass, apparently within a
Ir h 3 Ms head when putting spurs to his
r 4 galloped off leaving hia obliging
iti'j ri to contemplate their msappomtment
it uis escape.
Sltti.ed Dow.y: We Noticed, somaweekj
rcc the arrival from Colorado of a party o
ti who left again after a few days to pros.
t tV San Pedro and Arivipi dislricts. We
; r " i learned that upon their arrival at
, U aiit, teeing the vast expanse of unoc
i t!l'-v lauds, they concluded to let
; rculatioa and enterprises take care
lvs and try fortune in the culivntion
" 1 . i t. They lost no time in coming to
)! :s die second day after their
' . , (..' wiioie number, feven, engaged
r.; . .: lard and otherwise preparing it
.) '!'! Country around Cimp Grant
3 .-ci.iL a thriving settlement.
i'n Saturday evening a Tory agrcc-
r .;:.:'e:t was given by the young men of
, f t'.ij Saloon of A. Levin. Tht 'tatkin';
iv'.i. -goring lor era'' were all present and
! II with a charming contrast of a; c anil
, wiiliai and levity. At 8 o'clock tho
ii g-iuar in the most delightful harmony,
j i a lively tano when tho dance commenced
'1 arouu J whirled fe3tiro youth in the
i i iting onjoyment whilo thoughtful old
Vli,a in calm approval, doubtless, for the
. at, illed to scenes of inany years ago. To
j this hoars sseni to fly and not to steal
-i-elvos past ; and so it was in ihis instance.
J t f.r teuoritas exprassed their indigna
nt' Uiu cvMcuJy prematuro arrival of mid
; I ii thers it was. Another hour and tho
1 a.tlo at "breaking up" wa3 tho order of
- ar If order it may bo called j a fow minutes
tv. '.rT; found the happy dancers seeking tho
t. i tfiLeir several homos.
. ' IX', Away : The town of Tubac which
va; ed Tucson in population and im
i fast. going to ruin and decay. Situ
a it ;s in the centre of a rich and beau
i v ui urai distnet it caa never become
'!'! '"'rulated, and my again, at no
. - ! Cay springinto importance through
. e Nive cultivation oftha surroundir-g
ey llut such change can be brought about
r J the sul.jugatiou of' the Apache. So
as tho I iii,i:i and the Govrnment main
3 i-e pr.'iout harmony in the projsct of
- ,' cu. thi settler, so long will Tubac
j sink until finally no crunib will
-jr ei'.her of the all-devouring sharks
iL'ainte upon overy blade of grass that
trom th farmer's ground. The busi-
I a aer is catried on, year after year,
iu thi3 manner: First comes the
" t was numbers the stock of tho ranch-
en'atig the value of his lands, that
iT Ti"' t.lV 9Mni.j!nJn . .. . -
v ...umiui , uu.uea mo
-11 '-r hi j r--
eiuo wuo, in many insim-
p. rtitar raurdoring those who practise temer
so much as to dispute his right, takes pos-
JJ ot everything which h mny drive or
aay; next comes tho collector of tax-fl-o
disregarding our lnte n.u;n.,i t t
w depredations siats the tinw of assets.
ment, invariably collects tivery cent levied on
property now in the hau ti of the Apache.
These are ths circumstances under which Ta
bac has been and is at present striding to ruin.
Bobbed by two parties by tho one in a bold
and defiant manner, and by the other under
the cloak of government, exacting lawful
tribute from its citizens who, in return, are
supposed to enjoy that security of life' and
property which every government is in doty
bound to maintain throughout every portion of
its doainion. It is needless to tell Arizonsns
tbti the government is false to its pledge ; not
ono month ever passes which doos not give
birth to some Indian outrage, aa if to keep that
fact forever before our eyes. I it surprising
that "the unfortunat inhabitants of Tubac aro
diminishing in umbers and that thsir homes are
going to decny ?
A Wosd to "Exquisites :" A good, orderly
system of eocity is a aomothing very desirable
in overy community. It has a tendancy to
rertrain rough and unbecoming habits; even
the jester must confine himself within certain
limits if he would not he expUd. For imUnce,
you must not stick out your tongue in derision,
wi2k with one ye, or in any other manner
maui'est your bad breeding un'esi at cartain
times; nor will it do to make an overt assertion
of your opinions regarding that lady's affecta
tion or her pitiful presumption and there are
a number of other things which must not be
dono unless you bo prepared to throw down the
gauntUt and set public opinion and your own
obslinacy at loggerheads, and then take aback
seat to watch the contest. But it does notfol
low that an individual, to be respectable, must
adopt ereryair known ir. dunghill circles, from
the strut of the turkey-cock to the sile-waya
march of chanticieer, such a disposition on tie
part of any one is quite sufficient to convince
the traveled spectator that there is . "screw
loose soraewere" iu the machiery of Fuszle's
head. It might thernfore be a wis conclusion
for those who jo strenuously labor to impress
the public with an idta of their own excellence,
to satisfy themselves that a sound and cnltivat
ed mind will no more expect to find brains in
a fop than it will to be presented with a suit
made from the ethereal blue and trimmed with
fragments of the rainbow. They arp only fools
who cannot detect and duly appreciate ar
S. B, DeLONG has withdrawn from tho firm
of II. S. STEVENS &C0. Outstanding accounts
mil bo tottiea by the Oompanv.
mo iuooun niiarAuniai smiatcu on
Main street has now a largo run cf regular and
transient boarders all the fixtures are new and
of ths best quality, and include a No 10, Diamond
The above wiil bo sold on very reasonable forms
as tho proprietor intenda leaving the Territory.
Apply to the proprietor,
Tucson, A. T., Nov. 27, 18GQ. 8
For Sale : The Sweetwater sta
tion situated on the road between
Tucson and Fort Yuma. The store
with graineries attached and in
fexcellent condition are offered for
sale upon reasonable terms. A
fine opportunity for parties desir
ous of securing a permanent, safe
and well paTing business, possess
ing advantages well known to the
business community. For particu
lars apply to the undersigned.
II. S. FITZGERALD.
PUBLIC AUCTION I
Will be sold at Public Auction,
at Tucson Depot, A. T., on Tues
day, November 30th, 1869, at 10
o'clock a. in., the following articles
of clothing, viz :
Seventy-two GREAT COATS.
GILBERT C. SMITH,
Capt and A. Q. M., U. S. A.
Tucson A. T., Oct. 30, 1869. 6fc
Franc o-A merican.
IN Allen's building, next door to the Photo
grapa ballery, Jb'rankhu St.
"0rKN Olf UOXDAY, NOV. 15.-93
nr!2;tf JuaxPoikt & Co.
UNIT EiD STATES
A E I Z 0 IN7 A-
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT.
WasJtingion, Ssptsmbw 30, 1SG0.
PROPOSALS will be received at
the Contract Ollice o' this Department un
til 3 p. ra. cf March 1, 1870, for conveying tho
mails of the United Stataa from July 1, 1S70,
to June 30. 1874, in the Territory ot Arizona,
on the routes and by tha schedule of depart
ures aud artivals.jfrein specified.
SSDecisiona announced by March H, 1870,-Tsg
17201 From Prcscottto Mojave, 225 miles and
back, once a week
Leave Prescott Monday at C am ;
Arrive at Mojavo Friday by 0 p in ;
Leave Mojavo Monday at 6 a m ;
Arrive at Prescott Friday by 0 p na.
17202 From Tucson to Tubac, C O mile 3 and
back, once a week.
Leave Tucson Monday at G a m ;
Arrive at Tubac nert day by 5 p m ;
Ltarc Tubac Wednesday at 6 a m ;
Arrive at Tucson next day at 5 p m,
17203 From Hii -dyvilla, (local,) by Mojave
City, La 1'az, and Arizona City to Yuma
3(5 ruiifes aud back, once a week,
Leave Hurdyville Monday at 5 a ra;
Arrive at Yuina Sunday by 8pm;
Leave Yum Monday at 5 a in :
Arrive at Jlar.lv ville Sundav by 8 p m.
Proposals for tw:ce-a-we?k service invited
17204 From Maiave City to San Bernardino,
(Cal..) 250 miles and back, once a week.
Leave Mojava City Monday at G am;
Arrive at San Bernasdino Saturday by
G p m ;
Leave San Bernardino Monday, at Gam;
Arrive at Mojave City Saturday by G p in;
17205 From Hardville, fAnz.,) by Saint
Thomas, Santa Clara, and Mellorsburgh,
to St George, (U. T.t) 310 miles and
hack, once a wck.
Leave HardyviKe Monday at G a m
Arrive at St. George Sunday by G p. m;
Leave St Georje Mouday at Gam;
Arrive at Hardy ville Sunday by G p' m
J roposals for nvicc-a-wcek service in
17206 From Prescott, by Skull Yallv, Wicken-
burgh, La Paz, iiot k Spring, (local,)
(Ariz.,) aud .wan Oorgonia, to &an xser
iiMdino, (Cal ,) 415 miloa and back,
once a. week,
Ltave Prescoit Thursday at 10 a ra ;
Arrive at San Bernardino in eight days
by 10 p in ;
Leave San Bernardino Tuesday at 5 a m.
Arrive at Prescott in tjight days by
10 p m.
17207 From Casa Blanca, by Wrnver, (local.)
aud Upper ilaasayampa, (local,) to
Prescctt, miles and back, oncei
Bidders to state distance and propose
echedale of departures aud arrivals.
17208 From Agua Calicnte, (local,) to La' Paz,
150 miles and back, one-..' a week.
Leave Agua Caiiente Monday at G a m ;
. Arrive at La Paz Wednesday by 6pm;
Leave La Paz Thursday at G a m ;
, Arrive at Agua Caiiente Saturday by
G p ra. '
17209 From Proscott, by Lynx Creek, (local)
and Wooisey Ranch, (local,) to Turkey
Creak, (local,) 70 miles and back, once
Lsave Prescott Monday at G a m ;
Arrive at Turkey Creek next day by
6 p m.
Leave Turkey Creek Wednesday at G
a m ;
Arrive at Prescott next day by G p m.
17210 From Prescott to Wickenburgh, Phceni.x
and Maricopa Wells, to Pima Villages,
150 miles and back, once nweek.
Leave Prescott Monday at G a m ;
Arrive at Pima Villages Wednesday by
G p m ;
Leave Pima Villages Thursday at 6 am
Arrivo at Prescott Saturday by 6 p m.
17211 From Tucson, by Grant, Florence, Mc
Dowell, and Phoenix, to Wickenburgh,'
260 miles and back, once a week,
Leave Tucson Monday at G a m ;
Arrive at Wickenburg Saturday by
Leave Wickenburg Monday at G a mj
Arrive at Tucson Saturday by 6 p m.
17212 From Tucson to Sasabi Flat, 75 miles
snd back, once a weak.
Leave Tucson, Monday at Gum;
Arrive at Sasabi Flat next day by 6 a m;
Leave Sasabi Flat Wednesday at 6 a m
Arrive at Tucson next day by G p m.
Containing conditions io 6c incorporated in
ihc contracts to the txtenl ins l)epart:ntei
may dttm p roper.
Bvn minutes are allowed to each intermediate
o21c, when not otherwiss specified, for opening
and wctniniair th nail.
2fo pay will be made for trips not performed;
and for each of such ominions, no f satisfactorily
explained, three times ths pay of the trip may bs
deducted. Por arrivals so Ur behind time as to
break connection with depending mail;, and not
sufficiently excused, oae-fourth of tho compensation
for the trip is iabjtct to forfeiture.
Fines will be imposed, unless loo delinquency
be prunptly and tufactorily explained by certi
ficates of postmasteri or the affidavits ef other
credible persons, for failing to arrive in contract
time; for neglecting to take tha mail from, or
deliver it into, a post offiee; for suffering it to bo
wet, injnren, destroyed, robbed, or lost.
The Postmaster General may annul tho contracts
for reDeated failures to run arrMitiW tn Mnt. .. .
. r -j V4IUVW,
for violating the post cflico laws, or diaobevin-
tuo luauucuuus ul iu ueparirUiaas; ia refusing
to dUeharge a carrier when requested bv the departs
k - r- ! .i . . v
mvui. mu ag; ir Msigmng tae conirat witaont
the assant of tbej Postal ater General; or f r
transporting persons or packages eooveyin" mail"
able matter oat of the mail.
The Postmaster Gsnantl mm- n-.lo,. nn
J ww IMlUUUdQ
of service on a route by allowing therefor a pro
mi.!, iuuiiukj uu mo cbukmi i'y. lie may ehanjto
suhedules of donarteres and nrri
u an vajvsr
and particularly to make them conform to oonpoa-
vided tho running time be not abridged, lio may
alio oraer an incieaio oi speeu, allowing, within
tho rcsirietions of tho law a pro rata increaso of
pay for the additional stock or oaniers, if any.
'Ihj contractor may, however, in the case of in
crease of speed, reliuquish(the contrao!;, by "ivinc
prompt notice to tho department that he prefers
doing so to carrying the order into effect. The
Postmaster General may also discontinue or curtail
the rvicc, in whole or in part, in order to placo
on tho rcuto a greater degree of sorrico, when
over tho public.interests, in his judgment, shall
require such discontinuance er curtailment for any
other cause; ho allowing as full inJomnity to
contraetor one month's extra pay on tho amount
of service dispensed with, and a pro rata c .in
ponsutiou for the amount of servico retained and
Payments will bo niado for tho service by collec
tions from or drafts on oatmasters, or othorwiso
after tho expiration of eaeh quarter i y in No
vember, February, May, and August.
The distances arc given according to the best
information; but no increase pay will bo allowtd
should they os greater than advertised, if the
point3 to be supplied bo correctly stated, Uiddors
u.ust inform themselves ou this point.
Bidders are requested ts use, as fur ci practi
cable, the printed form of proposal furnished br
the department, to writ-j out in full the Sum of
their bids, and to retain copies of them.
Each bid mu3t be guaranteed by two respon
sible persons. 1
The bid should be sealed, superscribed "alxil
Proposals, Territory of Arisoua," addroased 'Sc
comt Ass.stant Pustmnstor Goneral, Contwot
Ofiice," and sent by mail, not by or to a-n
agent, -and Postmasters will not enclose proposals
(or letters of any, kind) in their quarterly
lho contracts are to bo executed and relumed
to the department by or before' tho 1st ufJjr
186'J ; but the servico must be begun ou that da?
or on tho next mail Uy thereafter, whether thd
contracts bo executed r not. Transfers of con
tracts, or o. interest? in contracts, are forbidden
by law, and coutoquently not allowed. Lid-Jew
will thercluro :ake notico that they will bo re
quire! to perform the service Rcceptod to thJ
through tho wbole terai oi the contract.
Section eighteen of an act of congress approved '
Mirch 3, li:4a, provide that contracts for tj,a
transportation of tho mail shall be at, jn cver
caso, to the lewest bidder tendering sufficient
guarantees for faithful performance, without oth
er referenco to tho inodo of transportation than -may
be neeessary to provide for the hii c'lri'f7
certainty, and security of snch transportation "
Under this law, bids that propose to to' transport -the
mail with ''colerity, certainty, and security"
having been le idod to be tl.oonly legal bids aro'
construed a3 providing for the entiro mail, bow
ever large, and whatever may be ths modo of
conveyance necessary to cn.urc its "celerity, cer
tainty, and security;" and no others will be' con
sidered. Except in the case of railroad and steam
boat routes, bids naming any particular mode of
conveyance are invariably rejected.
A modification of a bid in any of its ossontial
terms is tantamount to a new bid and cannot be
received, so a3 to intorfcrc with a regular com
j ctition, after tho last hour set i jr reeeivfti" bids.
.Making a new bid with guarantee and certificate'
is tho only way tj modify a previous bid. '
Postmasters aro to be careful not to certifiy to
the sufficiency of guarantors or sureties without
knowing that they are persons of sufficient respon
sibility ; a disregard of this instruction by " post
masters is a violation . of thoir oath of office,
subjecting thorn to immediate removal. All bid
ders, guarantors, and sureties aro distinctly noti
fied that on a failure to ontcr into or perform
tho contracts for tho servico proposed for in tho
accepted bids, thoir legal liabilities wiil be en
forced against them.
Present contractors, aad por3ons known at the
department, must, equally with others, procure
guarantors and certificates, of their luficieney,
in tno tonus auovo prescnoeu. xne certificate of
sufficiency must bo signed by. a postmaster, or by
a judge of a court of record; no other will be
Gt Postmaster Genoral,
TAKES NOTICE I
WD3W G0033S I
DIRECT FROM NT7E YORK
Tucson snd vicinity, that Tre have on hand a laro
- ATI ir rTnTT 4 ITPkTOn
and well assorted BXUUik vt
GROCEUIE3. &c, also, best UL PASO WTNF
and V1NEOA R. which we offer for Sffle at th
H. LESlNSKi, H Ua,
Sass tide Main Street Tueion, A ;T.
Jan. Tst; '69,