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Price per Year, $5; Six Months, $3 TUCSO ARIZONA .Saturday, - Feb. lO, 1872. Indians at McDowell. We have advices that some days after the Indians stole several animals and left McDowell, one of them re turned with a flag of truce, and want ed that all should he again received and fed. Gen. Carr in command, our informant says very properly informed the savage that if the Indians would return the five horses stolen from the hay contractors, or the thief or thieves who stole them, they might come back and have another chance to prove their professions of peace and be fed. Thi reasonable condition was not accepted, and the Indian envoy left disgusted, evidently convinced that Colyer's policy of rewarding thieves without any conditions, was "played out." Peace and honesty should always be exacted of the savages in return for food, clothinc: and protection. If Gen. Carr and all others follow up with such exactions, the Apaches will soon learn that p peace and honesty 'must be actually practised on their part, or they must expect and get war, Our fellow townsman, J. E. Mc Caffry, Esq., was confirmed United States District Attorney for Arizona, by the Senate on January 25. If not detained on the way, his commission should soon be here, and his investi ture of the office completed, and the rogue Rowell entirely relieved from any further opportunity to oppress the people by the corrupt use of offi cial power. Rowell is regarded, by at least one man, as being worse than Cachise, and we think the Washing ton authorities so regard him; for while Cachise has a standing invita tion to go to Washington at the public expense, Eowell has been dismissed from both office and pay of govern ment, heartily despised by a large majority of those who know him. A phrenologist would most likely pro nounce Eowell a man in whom the fool and bilk were about equally developed. The snow blockade continued on the Union Pacific Eailway, with now and then a train working its way through, up to January 30, and for aught we know, still continues. San Francisco and St. Louis are urging the rapid construction of the 35th par allel road, and the snow blockade on the Union increases their agitation of the matter. Whether those cities have offered any money to hurry on the work, does not clearly appear. If they were half as free with their cash as advice, they would realize their wishes much sooner ; but in any event, with this Winter's experience and the manifest value of the road when fin ished, its construction will hardly be delayed above a few years. The Texas Pacific will likewise be . advanced. This road ought to be built well, quicker and cheaper than any of the overland railways, and ex perience seems to insure it to be the most popular and therefore valuable thoroughfare. In the early part of the sixteenth century, Eabelais portrayed a certain kind of judge and called the thing .Judge Bridle-gooso. This expounder of law and dispenser of justice did not seem to be vicious, and it is likely he was not highly gifted or culitivated for judicial duties. In difficult cases, therefore, he rendered his decisions by throwing dice, as gamblers do who shall have the others' money. This way was doubtless without judicial prejudice, and but for fear that he would load the dice and disgrace the honest course of Briddle-goose, the same plan would be recommended to one Ecavis, as many people think it would save him labor and relieve his court of much contempt. RIGHTS OF THE PEOPX.E. Under this head appears the opinion of the Supreme Court in the Bichard confiscation case. This opinion declares and maintains the rights of the peo ple. It is a staggering blow to all who would, if they could, pile up wealth by extorting from the Indians and destroying their neighbors who only ask an even opportunity with law equitably administered. It is an ex position of law grounded in honesty, ana elucidated oy tnat experience which comes from a thorough and pure education, and an incorruptible determination to prevent bad men from perverting the law for sordid ends. The honest people of Arizona have reason to rejoice that two men of unbending integrity and undoubted learning occupy the Supreme bench The importance of this decision to the people at large can hardly be over-e3timated. Many may still be in doubt as to the extent of the ini quitous design which originated the suit that led to this righteous decision. The objects seem to have been to con fine the Indians' dealings to a few licensed traders who would fix the prices on goods they sold and the pro ducts purchased therefor, thus prac tically saying to the Indians, " Heads I win, tails you lose ; " and further, to confiscate for the benefit of informers and bad officers, the goods and prop erty of every man in Arizona who had, or should have, any trade with the Indians ; and it is well known chat nearly if not quite every merchant, teamster and farmer in the Territory have sold them food, clothing and other necessaries of life without li cense. These were to all appearances, and the published opinion strengthens them, the objects of the attempted condemnation of Bichard & Co.'s goods. With all the zeal ever in spired by hope of illegitimate gain, a United States Attorney, notoriously known for avarice and roguery, pre sented the case to the District and Su premo Courts, both of which could not discover even probable cause for the raid on Bichard & Co., and refused a certifi cate that any such existed. This just refusal was very naturally opposed by one Judge whoso reputation could hardly be worse, and whose construc tion of law in his unsignei but publicly delivered opinion of dissent, is pro nounced " vicious." by the majority of the Court, as witness this in the lat ter' s opinion : TIjc protection and improvement of the Indians has been a cherished policy of the United States. vNot less so has been the settlement of the public domain by citi zens, its organization and development as lerntories, and their admission into the Union as States coequal with those al ready there. The laws regulating trade and intercourse with the Indians are the offspring of both branches of this policy, and any construction of these laws must be vicious which excludes either branch of this policy from its consideration. The italics in the quotation are ours. Is not that rough on Eeavis, coming as it does from a grave Supreme bench, and pronounced by men whose integ rity is above suspicion? Compared to the majority opinion, the minority one is a travesty on plain law, com mon sense, and even justice, and we have high authority for terming it vicious. Eeavis did not even sign his bad stuff, and if we published it as his, it would be consistent in him to deny its authorship. With this excuse, and the fact that we complimented him last week by publishing the entire record in one of his cases, together with one of his judicial bulls from his "cham bers " in California, his financial bull to the Yuma Treasurer, and other mat ters, he ought to be satisfied with our sparing him further humiliation by not permitting the public to see and compare his dissenting opinion with that of Judges Titus and Tweed. We see by the San Diego Union, that General Meigs, Quartermaster General of the U. S. Army, had ar rived there en route to I?ort Yuma. What the meaning is of this visit by such a distinguished officer, we are not advised, but have no doubt it is for some good purpose. Military Disbursements. General Orders No. 6, from Depart ment Headquarters, contain the fol lowing of general interest : The following re-arrangement of the Disbursing Districts of this De partment is announced : DISTRICT OF TUCSOX. I. Disbursing Officer : Depot Quar termaster at Tucson Depot, office at Tucson A. T. Comprises Camp Apa che and all of Arizona, south of the Salt river and east of, and including " Maricopa Wells " station. DISTRICT OF PRESCOTT. Disbursing Officer : Chief Quar termaster of the Department, effice at Prescott, A. T. Comprises all of Ari zona lying north of Salt Eiver and east of Camp Beale's Springs. DISTRICT OF YUMA. Disbursing Officer : Depot Quar termaster Yuma Depot, office at Ari zona City, A. T. Comprises all that portion of Southern California in this Department, the posts along the Colo rado Eiver, including Camp Beale's Springs, and all oi Arizona not in cluded in the District of Tucson and Prescott. II. The disbursements to be made by a Post Quartermaster will habitually bo confined to payment of citizen employes of the Quartermaster's De partment, and extra duty men em ployed at his post, for the apprehension of deserters, tolls, ferriage and shoe ing animals pertaining to his post, and for such small repairs to Quar termaster's property in his charge as may be requisite tor preservation and efficiency. One Dr. Yasquez, of Los Angeles, was tarred and feathered in that an gelic city a few weeks ago. Los An geles will soon have a world-wide reputation for her varied resources in meting out justice or injustice. AVE understand orders for use after the 15th have been issued by General Crook. Lv San Prancisco, January 27, Greenbacks were buying at 91 and selling at 92. BORN. In Prescott, January 28, wife of Captain A. H. Nickerson, U. S. A., of a daughter. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. B00TSSH0ES-HAENESS. J. W. SINGLETON HAS Opened a Shop On Congress Street, Tucson, (West of J. E. McCaffry's office, on same side) where he will Make and Repair Boots, Shoes or Harness to Order. Good stock always used and first class work doue. Look into Singleton's for work in leather. felO-tf SALE OF REAL ESTATE. IN dt PURSUANCE OF AN OR- der of the Honorable Probate Court, in and for the county of Pima and Terri tory of Arizona, made and entered on this Dth day of February, a. d. 1872, 1 will on Monday, the 4th day of March, A. d. 1872, at 10 o'clock a. m., on the prem ises, sell the following described real es tate belonging to the estate of Charles Lauer, deceased, to the highest bidder for cash, viz : That certain house and lot of land situate on the south side of the Mili tary plaza, in the town of Tucson, county of Pima and Territory of Arizona, com mencing at the northwest corner of the property ,owncd and occupied by Solomon Warner, running in a westerly direction 24 yards along the south line of said plaza to the northeast corner of the property of II. S. Stevens, (formerly F. M. Hodges) ; thence in a southerly direction 38 yards, more or less, along the line of said last mentioned property to the southeast cor ner of the same; thence cast alone the north side of Pennington Btreet 23 yards to the southwest corner of said "Warner's property ; thence in a northerly direction along the line of said "Warner's property 38 yards, more or less, to the place of be ginning. "WM. S. OURY, Administrator of the Estate of Charles Lauer, deceased. Tucson, A. T., February 9. 1872. fel(Mt Mcdonald & co. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. Fox'wai'clliig & Commission. 3MJERCHANTS . ill buy in San Francisco on commis sion, and forward A'ia San Diego to any point in Arizona without extra charge for ferwarding. Any order accompanied by the cash, or suflicient references, addressed to "W. B. Holcomb, our partner in San Francis co, or to the firm in San Diego, will re ceive prompt attention. Address W. P. Holcomb, Pier 13, Stewart St., San Francisco. McDoxald & Co., San Diego. 4tf NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. NOTICE. Office of the Common Council, Village of Tucson, A. T., February 6, 1872. TiROPOSAIiS FOR THE SUR JT vey of town site of the Village of lucson will be received by tne common Council of said village, at a regular meet ing to be held at the Recorder's office, in the Court House, on Monday, March 4, 1872, at 5K o'clock r. m., in accord ance with the following specifications, to wit: For the subdivision of 1,2S0 acres oi lanu into lots, blocks, streets, squares, lanes ard alleys, conforming as near as may be to the present lines of lots now occupied and improved, and which is esti mated to embrace about one-lourth ot the whole area. The remaining three-fourths of the town site to be subdivided into blocks of about 400 feet square, with streets intervening of 80 feet in width, and one half the last mentioned blocks to be further subdivided into lots of notless than GO feet front, with an alley through the cen ter of the block one way. Each corner to be substantially marked by a post of mes- quite wood or iron driven in the grouna. A neatly executed map of the surveys, on a scale of not less than two feet to the mi e, having designated thereon all the lots, blocks, squares, streets, lanes and alleys, together with a full and complete set of field notes of the same, showing the course and distance of each line and the area of each lot, block and square, and to be neatly transcribed in a well bound book to be furnished the Council. The Common Council reserve the right to reject any and all bids offered. Bidders are invited to be present at the opening oi tne bias. All proposals to be scaled and marked : Proposals for Surveying Town site of Tuc son, and addressed to lion. a. li. ucLong, Mayor, lucson, A. 1. By order of the Common Council. WILLIAM J. OSBORN, fel0-4t Recorder. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. TXTE very respectfully announce to the T T Public, and especially T o Travelers, That we now have at CAMP BOWIE, A complete stock oi DRY GOODS, CLOTHNG, DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, CLOTHING, DRY GOODS, DRY GOODS, CLOTHING. DRY-GOODS.XJLOTHING, . BOOTS & SHOES, BOOTS & SHOES, BOOTS & SHOES, GROCERIES & PROVISIONS GROCERIES & PROVISIONS, GROCERIE S & PR OVISIONS, GROCERIES & PROVISIONS, AND 31 IIVERS TOOLS. which we offer at the lowest rates the such goods can be bought at in the Ter ritory. "Wc would especially call the attention of Prospecting Parties and Emigrants, and the people of Rallston City, that we wiU SELL AT LOWER RATES Than- they can buy the same on the Rio Grande, or in Tucson, and save them the great cost of transportatson from cither o the above mentioned places. Kr"Give us a cail and you will be satis fied with both goods and prices. 'Jtt TU-LL,!. UCHOA & CO. A. & L. Zeckendorf, MAIN STREET, Tucson, : : Arizona. DEALERS In General Merchandise. Have constantly on hand every article required in this Territory. 3? r 1 o s R o cl u. o ct jjsa-tf NOTICE. WE HEREBY GIVE NOTICE TIIAT we have disposed of our interest in Camp Grant Trading Post to F. L. Austin. The business hereafter will be conducted for his sole use and benefit. LORD & WILLIAMS. January 1, 1872. jaK-tf Lord & Williams, (POST OFFICE BLOCK) Tucson, : : : : Arizona KEEP constantly on hand a lull as sortment of CLOTHING, DRY GOODS. HATS & CAPS, BOOTS & SHOES, HARDWARE, GROCERIES & PROVISIONS TINWARE, LIQUORS & CIGARS, All fresh and desirable "Which they oiler to the public at the low est Cash Prices. All kinds of country produce bougnt. All orders from outside parts promptly attended to Cash advanced on consign ments, ltf c. n. LORD. TV. TV. "WILLIAMS. C. T. HAYDEN. X. G. IXOURNOX. . T. Hayden & Co., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IX Every Variety or MERCHANDISE. MAIN STREET, Txxcson, A, T . no25-tf IRON AND STEEL yiRE HOPE, FLAT AWI ROUND, For hoisting from mining shafts and In clines, Ferry ropes, Guy ropes; for trans mitting power, etc. Manufactured, of any Length or Sice. Wire Rope is much cheaper, lighter and more durable than any other kind of Rope. Hallidie's Endless Wire Hope Way, For the rapid And economical transporta tion of Ores and other materials over mountainous and difficult road3. (Se cured by IT. S Patent). Also, PATENT GRIP PULLEY. For transmitting power and by which the rope is uninjured and canuot slip. SEND roil CniCULAES. Agency of the PACIFIC Wire and W. B. Manufacturing Co. (OF CALIFORNIA.) All kinds and sizes of Wire, constantly on hand and manufactured to order. A. S. HALLLDLE, 510 Front St., San Francisco, no25-om California. TUCSO 3ST3 ABIZONA CITT ' AND SAN D IE G O sru. TBI - WEEKLY TVT A TTV TWO HORSE COACHES r-qg arrive at Tucson everySg Monday, Wednesday and Saturday' Mornings ; Depart at 4 p. m. on Tues days, Thursdays & Saturdays, Until Farther Notice. Time to San Diego, Five Days. This will enable the traveling public to ftoach San Francisco in EIGHT DAYS. Fare to Arizona City 550 " SanDiego,(ingoldcoinorits equiv alent,) J0 MOORE & CARR, Proprietors. J. E. Baker, Agent, Tucson. "Connecting at Arizona City with J. G. Capron's line of stages to San Diego. TO WHOM IT MAY C0NCEEN.. ALL PERSONS ARE HEREBY CAU tioncd against trading for or purchas ing a certain draft in letters and figures as follows, viz : 'Tucson, A. T. Dec. 21st, 1871. " $000 00. At sight, pay to the order " of Thomas Roach six hundred dollar " (currency) and charge to (Signed) "TOLLY & OCHOA. " No. J. " To Donohoc, Kelly & Co., " San Francisco, Cala." As the drawee makes affidavit it was stolen from him and not endorsed by him, payment has been stopped. Any per son presenting this check, unless he can show satisfactorily how he came by it, is liable to be prosecuted for felony. TULLY, OCHOA & CO. Tucson, A. T Jan. 10, 1S73. ja20-4t IT11NE IMPORTED HAVANA CIGARS . and best Brands of Chewing and Smoking Tobaccos to be had at J. S. MANSFELD'S no4-tf Pioneer Ciirar Store.