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ARIZONA CITIZEN. TUCSOHT, PBIA CO., A. T., SATUKDAX, JULY 22, 1871. No. 41. Professional Cards, Adv'ts, Etc. a. WIL.UUR. rvr OFFI G WEST SIDE OF PLAZA, TUCSON, A. T. OPPOSITE THE CONVENT, 3rA slate for culls ittav be found at the Drugstore. lGtf TUCSON ARIZONA. Will practice in all the courts of the Territory. ltf ATTOEWBY - .A-T - LAW, JMne Attorney for Pima county, and U. S. JJcphj JLit. AtCy, A. T-, THCON ARIZONA. Office op. Catholic Church, Pla.za.-ltf JOHN ANDERSON. TUCSON, ARIZONA. TT'snecial attention uiven to Chattel Mort JCi gases under Hit law of 1871. Office street:?. -corner of Brown and Church 21tt l-l. TP.. O XJ 13 . ATTORNEY" AT LAW, 1301. K STUCKT, WASHINGTON, D. C. 'ILL pronintlv attend to the collec tion of all claims placed iu his hands .gainst the Government of the United States.... Will also pay specinl attention to procuring patents for 'Mining claims, and School Lands, etc Respectfully refers to Governor A. P. K. Sattbrd, and Hon. R. C. McCormick. ltf PIONEER NEWS DEPOT AND GIGAE STOEE. 0 ritHE LATEST NEWSPAPERS, PERI JL odicals, Magazines and Novels. Also, a tine assortment of Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes, Etc., crtnstautH on haud. .7. S. MANSFELD, Leciusky's block, uongress-st, gtt Tucson, Arizona T TT O S O 3ST , ABIZOWA CITY AND A. DIEGO TJELT - "WEEKLY MAIL I N" 33 ! .TOUR HORSE COACnES rif3 L .arrive at Tucson evcrv.La,r"; "Y Sunday, "Wednesday and Friday Mornings ; Depart at G p. m. on Tues days, Thursdays & Saturdays, Until Farther Notice. TIME TO SAN DIEGO.. FIVE DAYS. This will enable the traveling public to reach San Francisco in EIGHT DAYS. . Fare to Arizona City '.$50 " San Diego, (in gold coin or its equiv alent,) Sao JOHN G. CAPRON, Proprietor. Tiioa. Ewing, Agent, Tucson. J. F. ETT & CO., SOUTHEBN Overland. TVIa il and Express Company RE NOW RUNNING A rS tmn.linrsn vplnnlf fiinAT'fccLSfiC: times a week, from Tucson to the Burro Mines, where they connect-with Coaches For All Parts of New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua and Eastern States. uitv-viu ' r "Particular Attention paid to carry ing Express Matter, and comfort of Pass engers. Office at Lasinsky & Co.'s store, Tucson. (noI3ti) Pine Lumber-? THE SANTA RITA SAW - MILL CO. arc now prepared to furnish all kinds of Xjiuiiliev and JSliingles at the Lowest Prices and of the Very Best Quality ever offered in this market. Parties wanting any kind of lumber will please leave thi'ir orders at the store of Messrs. E. N. Fish& Co., and they will be promptly filled. 25tf TTIae AiiKsia Citizen IS PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. o- Subscriptlon Hatey: One Copy, one year, ? 00 One Copy, six months 15 00 Single numbers 25 j-YdL-v-ei'tisiiip: :Rii1;es : w-""''' Twelve lines in this type, one sq. One square, ten lines, one time ?3 00 Each subsequent insertion 150 Professional cards, per month 3 00 t27.ffMt;!c.v.- Advertisements at Jteduced Into. . . .All mix Due Monthly. . . . OJjlcc in northeast comer of .Conqravs Hall Block. JO1Y WASSO-Y, Proprietor. Authorized Agents for The Citizen. L. P. Fisher San Francisco Y. B. Bancroft New San Diego Schneider Grierson & Co Arizona City WICKENIiURG TO PRESCOTT. Hasty Glance at Things in General Personal Bradshaw Weather, etc. PitESCOTT, July 7. Arrived here by Grant's stage in the middle of last night about 20 hours and 90 miles. Good road, but fearfully crooked even for mountains. Tho line has quite r-nnd stonk hntween these towns, and , , tut nvu i- -n good meals can be had. ihe line will soon be replenished with new stock clear through to San Bernardino- 2;" fresh horses were expected at Wicken burg yesterday, and Mr. Grant wrote that he would leave San Bernardino with as many more the same day. The semi-weekly mail has already started from here to Tucson and Cali fornia. It will bo a fortnight or more ere the new stage arrangement will be completely effected. A full load of passengers came in from the west, and didn't rend the air with complaints of slow coaches, poor fare, etc., hence I think the line is doing as well as the country will justify us yet I spent a very pleasant Fourth of July in a visit to the Vulture mine some particulars of which I have taken note3 for. It is not good to jump at conclusions even with regard to the best regulated families hence a little reflection even over the Vulture works will do no harm. This change of scenery and air favors digestion, and I may run off a column or so on the subject in question at an early day not for the sake of that mine, "but as it suggests much of importance re jecting tho future of the whole Ter ritory. Speaking of climate, the Fourth was rendered quite pleasant by show ers that have streaked this north sec tion with mud, generally laid the dust, and cooled the air as well as purified it, perhaps. The drive over the Vulturo divide was specially blessed. They say Wickenburg is somewhat sickly, but no good reason is given wiry. My view of the case is, that it is a sort ot entrepot ana point ot departure from the main set tlements of this part of the Territory ; that more or less new-comers reach there busted or wait round for work in a miserable sort of way, and then get sick to create sympathv. Blast them, anyhow! There's old man Wicken burg, who discovered the Vulture, liv ing on the Hassayampa yet, .and un less he does like Comstock (blow his head off) he will linger for years hence umai, sLiram uuai, xj.iisaa.auid, uu i called a river not water enough m its bed in front of town for years to swim a pismire. Crops are literally a failure in the Prescott valleys this year as they have been to a certain extent for the past three seasons. The Gila and Salt river people aro supplying the grain in this direction. Some hay will be obtained hereabouts. The corn in Kirkland and Skull valley j looks like tho last rose of Summer what little of it ever rose above the surface at all. I nsh this were all otherwise, of course; for if there is a class of man- land naturally deserving of success, it is the honest farmer. 1 look upon the honest miner as a magnified no such thing. But the pioneer generally, over whom so much inflated bosh is talked, written and printed about is really daserving of no sympathy what ever. He is simply the tub or Jonah which civilization (the bloated beast!) unconsciously throws to the frontier whale, and it is his just fate to get lashed about, swallowed up and spewed out again according to luck; some of us finally are allowed shelter under a gourd in day time tho rest of the time in the guard-house, per haps. Nj bpeakmg ot bkull valley, 1 was led Ho think that dead Indian ruins gave rise to tho name till this evening, when Deputy Surveyor Foreman (who ar rived here to-day with his work) informed me that he -was followed by some residents of that valley in the belief that he was hiding stolen goods, and that the stakes and mounds ho was leaving were direc tions by which, he might return for the property! And moreover, these thick-headed people destroyed a large number ot the Surveyor's land-marks, hoping to discover a prize. United States Marshal Dickason starts for Tucson iu a day or two, and he will make it a point to feel of the skulls of those enterprising pioneers. If his phrenological experiments don't dis cover inquisitiveness gone to seed, it will be the fault of the dry season, I presume. The people of this place are mostly millionaires just now, aud I feel that I must go to Bradshaw, and get rich enough to hire a clerk to write while 1 dictate. I have been a slave to this newspaper work one way and another , the better part of my life, and have , ,5.,! , -i . -n i-. fully resolved to quit it. Bradshaw presents the opportunity' at last. Just now I am interrupted by a handful of quart, thrown on the upper end ot this page by as well-meaning man as there is m the world; you can sec yoursell that the blotting sand on this page glistens with the sulphurets ot silver and is studded with free gold. I might string this letter out under the excitement of the moment, but the paper has run out having been mo nopolized in locating claims on "the liger, etc. Paymaster Sprague and Governor SafFord arrived here this afternoon. Judge Tweed leaves for Arizona City in the morning, where his wife is in a dying condition. The Judge came nearer clearing the Court docket here than it has been for six years. Postal Agent JJawley will leave by same stage or tho next one, for Tucson .md the Rio Grande, via Yuma, the Gila, etcAt Wickenburg, I met a Mr. "Win. Smith and family, with tennis, etc., en route from Los Angeles to set tle on Salt river. He had a stock of goods with him. Stocks of goods are quite a feature in Arizona every where.V 1 may have something of a paragraph on this subject. There is nothing like plenty of stores. ' If I had a thousand sons, I would rut 'em all behind counters. Prescott is a real relief from the al most uninterrupted heat of the low lands, and deserving of further men tion. W. A Trip to the Southwest of Tucson the Montezuma Mine. I received an invitation from Mr. Hooker, about a week ago, to, accom pany him and some other gentlemen, on a short trip to the southwest of Tucson. It cook not long to make up my mind to go. I eagerly em braced the opportunity to escape for a time the harassing turmoil of the city ; and to " steep my life in freshness and recolor it in the dyes of new sensations." For notwithstand- tho varied attractions of Tucson, it must be admitted that it becomes a trifle dull and monotonous at times ; and said attractions will be all the more appreciated (probably) by a compan- son with thesavage wjlderness outside, bo we started July 13, about 4 p. ir. Tho party was composed of Judge Titus, Mr. Hooker, Doctor Goodwin and Senor Bomano, beside the sub scriber, and 1 never had the fortune to travel with better company than the above named gentlemen. The Judge, with his learned lore and anecdotes of old-time heroes aud heroines; Mr. Hooker with his numerous jokes and inexhaustible fund of good humor; Dr. Goodwin, with his general scienti fic knowledge,and Seiior Eomano, with his knowledge of the country, all com bined to make a party that it was a pleasure, and no small privilege, to be with. We traveled twenty-five miles the first day, having followed the Altar road for a distance of about ten miloa to the Puertecito, where we turned to south, or a little west of south, travel ing in the direction of the Babpqui vari or Fresnal Peak. We had but a dim wagon track to follow, which was kept Avith some difficulty after night came on, but arrived m good season at a camping place called Pena Blanca. Then we had a repast Lord, what a meal that was ! Think of tender squabs nicely cooked, and chicken, and and but I despair of doing it justice. This is a sufficient intimation, supply the rest from your imagination; add to all these delica cies, the sauce of a ravenous appetite and you will have a faint idea of our enjoyment of that meal. There was rain, during the night, and a brilliant play of lightning accompanied by heavy peals of thunder. Arising bright and early, we had a view of the country around us. To the south and west lay the "Sierritas;" to the north, in tho distance, could be seen tho Picacho del Tucson, and the Santa Catarina Mountains ; while in every direction, isolated peaks and spurs shot up from the surface ; and for miles and miles, stretched plains covered with the most nutritious grasses ; white and black gram i pre vailing, with more or less curly mes quito grass, and other varieties not so valuable. These grass plains aro destined, sometime, to be covered with herds of cattle and sheep. It is true, there is scarcity of water ; but many of the ravines of the mountains skirt ing these plains have springs in them, the water of which might in many instances, be led out considerable dis tances; and by digging it could no doubt be obtained in the plains them selves, and the wind furnishes a cheat) and ready means to raise it. The hills, and mountains, too, in this sec tion, are covered with grass to their very summits. Numerous deer and antelope range here. The camp we were at showed many evidences of its being a stopping place for Indians, but wo found none in occupation, which caused us no serious regret, as indeed we had not come out to look for Indians. From Pena Blanca, we traveled westerly, and in about twelve miles reached the Montezuma Mine; which it was our purpose, in coming out, to see. This mine is situated on the northwest of the Sierritas; it trends to the, northwest and south east; has a dip to the southwest seventy-five to eighty degrees from the horizontal. The "country rock" in its vicinity is a kind of trap, but the neighborin fmoun tains are of a granite formation. A shaft has been sunk on the ledge to a depth of fifteen feet, disclosing a vein of quartz five feet in width, heavily charged with metaliferous minerals. The quartz has a very crys taline structure, is quite friable, and the mechanical working of it, both in the mine and at the mill, will be easy. The prevailing mineral in the quartz, bears much resemblance to what is called in central Nevada "Stotefel dite," but has a larger percentage of copper in it than that mineral I no ticed, too, a black crumbling mineral, which looks very much like the "black silver ore" occurring in the Comstock mines. Associated with these are the sulDhurct and blue and crreen corbon ates of copper, with some red oxide of this metal. There appears to be but httlelead present. The ore, I ami told, is almost identical in character ! with that of the once famous Cababi mine. Assays have been made of the ru ! r i 1 1 ii with satisfactory results to tho I owners; and several nundrcd pounds , have been sent to San Francisco to have a working test of it, and if the returns are as favorable as there is mrnnr wooin tr WTWf. if i f.lir. ifnr tion of tlie owners to push vigorously ! the work of development The boa- i tion of tho mine is quite accessible, particularly from tho west. Water is found a short distance over a low ridsro to the east. There is very little tim ber in the immediate neighborhood of the mine. The Montezuma is a recent location; its discoverer, lam informed, was Samuel Hughes; associated with him as locators are H. C. Hooker, Dr. Goodwin, Bamon Bomano and others. They have four men now at work sinking m the beiore-mentioned snait. Having examined the mine and onfor, o Wrf.v 1mnnr wa M nnr ' wuu w - i - - f course homeward, where we arrived next morning without noteworthy in cident; having had a very pleasant trip, greatly improved our appetites, I and with a wish that we might travels together again. T. F. W. 1 legal Advertisements. APPLICATION FOR PATENT. Register's Ozfice, U. S. Land Offick, ) Prescott, Arizona, June 15, 1871. f NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL whom it may concern, that Wm F. Scott aud James Lee have this day filedjn this Laud Office an application for a patent from the United States, under an Act of Congress approved July 20, 1SG0, and Acta supplementary thereto, to the following described argentiferous mining claim, known as the Ncguilla Mine, situated in the Sierra de Amole Mining District, county of Pima and Territory of Arizona, which said mining claim embraces 1,993 2-10 lineal feec on said Neguilla lode, to gether with a tract of land for mining and milling purposes appurtenant to said mine, as more full3' shown by the diagram accompanying said application; the said mining claim being bounded and described as follows : It is situated on the south base of Soap Weed Peak, about one mile west of the Soap Weed Gap, in the Sierra de Amole mountain range, and beginning at the N. W. corner of said claim, at a post marked "N. S. & L. M. Co. No. 1," in a stone mound, on the right and west bluff bank of a ravine running south, and from which a large rock on the apex of Soap Weed Peak t)ears N. 33 degrees E, 29.91 chains distance ; thence" S., 50 de grees E. along the N. boundary at a varia tion of 12 degrees 54 minutes E., one chain to a deep ravine running south ; thence direct on said line to 5 chains, opposite which point a shaffc and mining works are 150 links south ; thence to ? chains, from which point the top of a hill bears N. and S and ends 100 links south of line in heavy quartz croppings; thence in same di rection to 1G.25 chains, a ravine runs south ; thence on a line to 18 chains -where ravine runs south ; thence to 24 chains where low ridge runs south ; thence to 30.20 chains to a post marked "N. S. & L. M. Co. No! 2," in a stone mound, being the N. E. corner of said claim, from which the large' rock which is on the apex of Soap Weed Peak bears N. 9 degrees W. and a high conical peak bears S 30X E. ; thence S. 40 degrees E., 3.03 chains to a post marked "N. S. & L. M. Co. No. 3," in a .stone mound ; thence N 50 degrees W. along the south boundary 30.20 chains to a post marked "N. S. & L. M. Co. No 4:" thence N 40 degrees E along the west boundary 3:03 chains to the place of beginning, contain ing 9 15-100 acres. Any person or persons claiming adversely to said applicants must as required by law lile a notice of the same in this office within ninety days from the first day of publishing hereof. je24-3m WM. J. 13ERRZ, Register. APPLICATION FOR PATENT. U. S. Land Office, Prescott, A. T. ) Register's Office, June 23, 1871. f NOTICE IS HEREBY" GIVEN TO ALL whom it may concern, that Polhamus & Gunther have this day tiled in this office an application for a Patent from the United States, under an Act of Congress approved July 20, iSOO, and Acts supplementary thereto, to the following described argen tiferous galena mining claim, known as the Flora Temple Mine, situated in the Castle Dome Mining District, county ot Tmn'a aud Territory'of Arizona, which said min ing claim embraces 2,000 lineal feet on said Flora Temple lode and 100 feet on each side of the course run, in accordance with the customs of said mining district, as'ia niore fully shown by a diagram accompany ing said application: Commencing at this point, which is situated S. 33 deg's, 3a win utes Wfrom the south face of Castle Dome peak; and S.71 degrees W. from the north face of the most prominent peak next sonth in the Dome range; thence runniug'S. lS de grees, 30 minutes E., 2030.100 chains; also running N 71 degrees, 30 minutes W..J0 chains, makinjr in all "2,000 feet of surface ground, taking in as aforesaid 100 feet on each side of the course run. The said claim is named the Flora Tem ple; is a rock claim composed' of argentif erous galena, and situated about 330 feet west and running parallel to the Castle Dome and Buckeye mines, in said Castle . Do"le ininS District, county of Yuma " Arizona, ana upon unsur- Any person or persons claiming adversely to said applicants must, as required bylaw", file a notice of the same in this office within "'"yj "' u "?"JL,uo"- cauonnereoi. vji. o. UitilUti, jVg.;m Reimtcr WfatiCtf51 (THO ALL WHOM IT MAY CON.CLwV S Tins mvfi Tintipf. t7l!lt. tllf Ar."SR.ic;.t Ro11 for the vc:lr A- D-11. uaE bcen cou gjtof S intSSt ana that the Board of Equalization will meet on the first Monday in July, A. D. 1S71. OSCAR BUCKALEW. Recorder and Clerk of tho Board of Equal ization. Tucson, June 24, 1S71. je24-7w Administrator's Notice. TESTATE OF CHARLES McEINNEY, JLJ 1 Deceased. Notice is hereby civeri to all nersons havinc r.Iuima aMinstthfi o.intn of Charles McKinncy, deceased, to present mo same, witu tne necessary voncuers, to th undersigned, at his office iu Tucson, A. T., within one year from the date of 'this notice, or they will be barred bylaw, JOHN S. THAYER, Administrator iy5-4w Tucson, Jnly 15, 1871. BLANK FORAGE RECEIPTS hany to have in the house of sfationkenp crs, &c, for sale. Sent by mail, for cash.