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Price per Year, $5 ; Six Months, $3 TUC ABIZONA Saturday, - April SO, 1S72. HARMONIZING. There is a large element of Mexi can population in Arizona that in tends to remain from choice. Of many, this is the place of their na tivity, and doubtless the continued had government of Mexico has induced numbers to come here and accumulate property in such ways as identify their best interests with Arizona. It is against all reason to suppose these people as a body sympathize with, much less encourage, the works of theft and murder carried on by ban dits of their own or any other race. Quite likely they have not put forth their full force to prevent the lawless acts of their own countrymen as a matter of fact, they do not claim to have done so for prudential reasons, as they believe ; but there is ground to hope they will fairly exert them selves in this respect. If no overtures are made by our own race to join in harmonious action with them, it is not likely they will press the matter upon us. They, with too few exceptions, do not read or speak our language; they know but little of our purposes, and in making an estimate of them, are often misled by unwise denunciations of themselves as a race, which should have been cautiously applied to only the guilty ones. It is a duty to dis criminate and be sure that many hav ing the best intentions to live honestly and obey the laws, are not cursed with those who deserve more than mere curses. "Wo are really glad to know this view of the matter is becoming more general, as it is the one always held by The Citizen. During the present week a number of the more influential and interested Mexicans, in company with Samuel Hughes, met with Governor Safford, in his office, and freely considered the subject, and without exception, they are as desirous to have peace and se curity on the border, and to have all Sonora or other thieves and assassins as promptly and effectually punished as an equal number of good Ameri cans can be. They declare such to be their wish, and we believe it is. They offer to join in any measure to effect a stoppage of theft and murder, and especially by citizens of Sonora who commit such crimes here and flee to Mexico and find protection. Governor Safford represented that to secure good government for all, all bad men with out reference to their nationality must be punished, and to the extent of his power he promised that this should be done ; that' on no other basis could the people be safe and prosper. All bad men must be convinced that due pun ishment will surely follow their bad deads ; that as the authorities of Mex ico refuse to punish their own citizens who rob and murder in Arizona and ileo across the line, we must, in self protection, join hands and remedy the ovil ourselves. These propositions of the Governor's were concurred in with emphasis, and we believe heartily. This interview will lead to others, and each time the purposes of all will be better understood and a common effort to crush out these border bandits, at lease to deter their operations in Arizona, will soon bo made. As these steps take more definite shape, we will recite them. A report comes from Salt Eiver that like harmony of feel ing and purposes has there taken, root and fast growing as it should. The President has appointed Eben Everett Postmaster, at Santa Fe, vice A. P. Sullivan, and W. P. N. Amy, Secretary of the Territory, vice Mr. "Wetter. These changes hugely tickle xne JNew Mexican. April 13, the Apaches stole five ot cattle from Styles and three Mason near Plorence. The Pinals make successful raids in that neighborhood every few days. THE NEW POLICY. In to-day's Citizen will bo found reports of remarks made at Arizona City by the Eeverend C. P. Smith and Gen. O. 0. Howard on " the new policy" regarding hostile Indians. As these gentlemen were guests of Col. J. G. C. Lee, and as he says he " has been permitted to take and send " us a copy thereof, we have a right to say they are authentic and treat them ac cordingly. All that the Rev. Smith says about preventing fraud, peculation and speculation; of compelling honesty towards Indian and Government ; of earnest efforts to lift the Indians into civilization by the introduction of schools conducted by teachers who shall .instruct by precept and ex ample ; of curing savages of barbar ism ; or of any other ordinary or ex traordinary measures to improve the moral and physical condition of the savages, meets with our emphatic ap proval, and Mr. Smith may count on us as a supporter of him and all others in these good works ; but we must call his attention to a fact which the closest scrutiny of his remarks fails to discover in his otherwise fine programme, and a fact of some im portance, too, in this connection, viz : That there are some citizens in Ari zona, whose lives and property are supposed in law and common justice to enter into all public considerations of this business, for business it is, whatever fine spun theorists may term it. As a humble layman, not presuming to possess those exalted , attributes of a divine teacher, but as one having the nerve to utter some truths which common sense mortals think vitally affect themselves, and governments generally recognize as tolerable expressions, we would refer the gentleman to the census reports, if necessary, to show him that there are about 10,000 people in Arizona in addition to the Indians, and that any moral sentiment, any public action, any expenditure of public funds, or even any consideration of the Apache business which excludes them or ig nores their existence, is not just the acceptable thing. The graves by the wayside on every public road in Ari zona, the teamsters and farmers who have been reduced to poverty by theft, the fact that a majority of these 10,000 people are practically imprison ed in villages and settlements, the ruins of mail coaches and utter de struction of mails, are each and all proofs that our position will not be ignored, and to make use of the language of the goodMr. Smith, " any " party, or administration, or Genera) u in command, who attempts to resist "it, will go down before it." We pass by as merely incidental to the great object in view, the dogmatic way of tho reverend man; of some old legends about Church and Stato ; of having opinions on public affairs without fear of being crushed out be cause of them; of why the Pilgrim Fathers settled in Massachusetts, and some things they really .did after wards, and proceed to noto briefly tho remarks of one whoso piety, thought, and purposo of action, are largo enough to take toiling citizens into the account wo are all trying to square up. As a whole, tho expressions of Gen eral Howard are unexceptionable, and we venture to say that the citizens of Arizona as a body will heartily en dorse them. They cover the whole subject. They are good words and we believe meant for practice as well as public assemblages. They are not those of a tyrant or bigot, and with duo gratitude, wo rejoice that General Howard is tho special agent on this occasion, and not Rev. C. P. Smith, albeit the latter may be so good a man that the unrcjjencrated mind cannot comprehend his pious sublimity. Gen eral Howard is understood. He avoids the pompous, self-sufficient style, and says " let us take counsel together ; " that while proposing complete justice to the Indians, neither himself, nor the President, nor tho Secretaries of the Interior and War, mean "to leave " the citizens of Arizona in .the terror of robbery and murder by savages, but to protect them." No special aqjent of great or small, or of any grade of pretentions, has ever before made such just, manly or, as some may prefer, Christian declarations Directly and correctly, in the highest moral sense, the General says : It is not proposed to abandon use of force it the Indians will not come under such restraints as will insure the security of white settlers, neither is it proposed to give protection all on the Indian side! Let us father these Tnilians nn reserva tions and haye'force enough to keep them and protect them there. Now, let this be the platform for all to act upon. Let Indians be as strictly kept as protected on reserva tions. Not a man in Arizona except bad Indian agents and their strikers will object to this plan, nor to any amount of public money being rightly expended for the Apaches' benefit. General Howard, nor any other officer, will lack " frontier " supporters ot his own proposition fully practiced. If canting hypocrites do single out mero sentences of the General's re marks, and say they represent a com mon practice, instead of a single or very rare occurrence not approved by one frontiersman in a thousand, wo shall not be surprised, for it is their business to do just such things; but we are convinced tho General referred to them as reports which he doubted had any loundation. Colonel Roger Jones, Inspector of the Military Division of the Pacific, is now in this Department on official business. JSTEW ADVEJiTJSEMENTS WATER EIGHTS FOR SALE TN THE PRESCOTT DITCH, JL SA1T RIVER DITCH, And other Ditches in Salt River Valley. FOR SALE CHEAP FOR CASK, or on terms to suit purchasers. Will give G, 12 and 18 months time. The water from these ditches can be taken to public lands unoccupied at tri fling expense. Also, for sale on commis sion, one ranch under cultivation, with water right in the Swilling Canal. Terms easy. Will give any information possible by letter or otherwise. . 11. A. HANCOCK Phenix, April 12, 1872. ap20-tf NOTICE. Assessor's Officii, U. S. Ikt. Rev. :v. :ona, V 1, 1872. ) District of Arizona Pkescott, April 5th NOTICE IS HJEREBY GIVEN, AS required by Internal Revenue law, Sec. IS), that appeals from the action of the Assistant Assessors of this District, in re gard to assessments on the annual list of taxes lor lb r a, win uc received and deter mined at my office inPrescott, during busi ness hours each day, from the twentieth day of April to the first day of May, 187J. All appeals must be made in writing, spec ifying the particular cause,matter,or thing, respecting which a decision is desired and statiug the error complained of. Com munications sent by mail will receive prompt attention. HENRY A. BIGELOW, ap20-2w Assessor, Dist. of Arizona. Office Common Council, ) Tucson, A. T., April 15, 1872. j T&TOTICE is hereby given, that JLN on the 15th day of June next the Vil lage Marshal will commence the collection from all lot owners within the corporate limits, their proportion of the expense in curred in surveying and procuring the title to the town-site from the United States. Upon the payment of the tax, a deed from the corporate authorities will be given. It is expected that after this time ly notice all occupants of lots will be pre pared to pay for them on demand. By order of the Common Council. WILLIAM J. OSBORN, ap20-td Recorder. Oficina del Consejo Comux, ) Tucson- A. T., Abril 15, 1S72. ) SE DA AVISO QUE DESDE EL DIA 15 de Junio proximo, el Mariscal de csta Villa comenzara ;i colectar de los propictarios de terrenos dentro de los li mites de csta corporacion la cuota corrcs pondiente para pagar los gastos incurridos para la agrimensura y para procurar del Govicrno General el titulo al sitio de csta villa. Cuando se j)ague dicha cuota el Ayuntamicnto darn a cada propietario un titulo a sus Terrenos. Se cspera que des pues de haber visto cste aviso los que ocupan talcs Terrenos se prcpararan para pagar por sus titulos. Por orden del Conscjo Coniun. WILLIAM J. OSBORN, ap20-td Registrador. FOR SALE, A LARGE FAMILY CARRIAGE, FOR two horses or miiles, nicely finished, strongly built and suited for this climate ami roads. Apply to FREDRICK L. AUSTIN, Camp Grant, or LORD & WILLIAMS, Tucson, A. T. - Camp Grant, A. T., April 10, 1872, tf.. TO THE PUBLIC. WE take this method of respettullT7 announcing to our friends and JL the citizens of Arizona in general, that wehave just received, and are now open ing NEW AND COMPLETE STOCK From Eastern Markets, Consisting.pf DRY GOODS, CLOTHING:, ' HARDWARE, . - QUEENSWARE GLASSWARE, LIQTJOES, BOOTS & SHOES, and PBOVISIONS. Also. a lull stock of LEATHER, HARNESS, SADDLES, BRIDLES, CHAINS, COLLARS WHIPS, CARRIAGE AXLES AND BOXING, Mule and Horse Shoes, And in fact everything required for Outfitting Freighters- kUR STOCK Having been selected with F.rrnfit. eare bv one of the firm, and with sTH'mfil reference to this market, we arc confident that we can sell our goods as CHEAP LP NOT CHEAPER than any other House in the Territory. Wc arc therefore certain that as to quality and adaptability to the wants of the com munity our stock is unsurpassed. For these reasons wc respectfully solicit share of the public patronage,.fceline assured that our goods and prices -cannot ail to give entire satisfaction. TULLY,.OCHOA & CO. PROPOSALS pOB PLOUR, BEANS AND- S A Xi T . Sealed proposals, in triplicate, arc--invited until 12 m., Wednesday, May 15, 1872, when they will be opened, for the delivery to the Subsistence Department in Arizona, during the year July 1, 1872, to June 30, 1S73, of the following quantities, more or leis, of Flour, Beans and Salt, viz: 5 S 335 3 o PC- 4 3 " 3 3 'O 3 o 1 ifTs.cs o s -1 1 a o t-i - q r - s.Of,55"-':pi O 2-S rt : ? 01 : p o 1-3 : . . : . a . re sGQ. . OQ ..... OS'S ; ZD :::::::::: of :: 2, CO. -w c Z F oiciouasiooaocvio .1 :OCOOOOCOCOO3. Scocooooooco oooocooooco o o 00 AW articles must be of the best quality to be procured in the adjacent Territories, or California ; and be securel' sacked each sack to contain 100 pounds net weight. Deliveries, in time and quanti ties, upon call. Guarantee deposits certified check, secured note of baud, or cash in one fourth the amount ot the bid, must accompany proposals. Prices to be stated inU. S. Currency. Proposals are invited for the whole or any parts of the above. Samples to accompany each bid. The right is reserved to accept or reject any bid-,. $ may be deemed best for the interest 01 the United States. Further particulars as to conditions, forms of proposals, etc., may be learned upon application to the Military Head quarters Santa Fe, Ports Wiugatc, Seldcn, or Bayard, X. M., San Francisco, Cal., or at auy post in Arizona. Envelopes shoud be endorsed PROPO SALS for FLOUR and BEANS (or SALT,) and be addressed to the undersigned. By Order of the Department Com mander: A. W. EVANS, Major Third Cavalry. Acting Chief Comy'sy of Subs., Department of Arizona Headquarters Department of Arizona, Office Act. Chief Com'v of Sub., ina30-0t Prescott, February 2, 1S72. PROPOSALS OR GRAIN AND HAY. Office of the Chief Qcaktekjiastek, ) Dapaktment op Amzona. v Pkescott, A. T. Jan. 30, 1S72. ) Scaled proposals in triplicate, with a copy of this advertisement attached to pnrni n' no. ronoivpfi nr. Tina mriw until noon, May 15, 1872, at which time they will be opened, for the delivering at the lollowiHg named military posts, .during the fiscal year commencing July 1, 187:1. of good merchantable grain and hay in quantities, more or less, as specified be low, viz : (Jorii orJSarley. May. Fosts. Ibunds. Pomtds. Yuma Depot 78o,ooo l,o44,ooo Tucson Depot l,!2(52,ooo 2,ool,8oo Camp ipachc 'J0U,ooo l,4.J2,ooo Camp Bowie 4D5,ooo- 783,ooO Camp Crittenden .... G(J,ooo 12U,ooo Camp Grant 2,4oo,ooo 3,25o,ooo Camp McDowell 0,006,000 0,000,000 Whipple Depot 1,000,000 l,4oo,ooo Gamp Verde 000,000 000,000 Camp Date Creek.... 53o,'ooo 843,ooo Camp Hualpai 080,000 !Mo,ooo Camp Mohave 15S,ooo 2"J7,ooo Camp Bcale's Spr'gs, (io,ooo 13o,ooo Bids will be received for one or all of the posts, or for a reasonable proportion of the gram or nay required at either 01 them; the grain to be delivered in sacks, and the hay in stacks, either baled or loose. Ihe price will be stated 111 United States- Legal Tender notes. Each bid must be accompanied by a guarantee signed by two responsible per sons, whose responsibility must be certi- licd by an omcer of the U. b. Civil or .Mil itary service, that in case the bid is ac ceptedj the bidder will at onc'o execute a contract with a satisfactory bond in one fourth the amount of the contract. Each proposal must also be accompan ied by a satisfactory check or notes in the amount of (l,ooo) one thousand dollars, made payable to the U. S. J.sst. Treasurer, San Francisco, Cal., to insure the validity of the bid; to be returned to tuc propos ers respectively, except in case of failure to execute a contract by the bidder to whom award may be made, in which'caec it will be forfeited. The right to reject any or all bids is re served by the United States, and bidder are requested to be present at the opening of proposals. Envelones should be endorsed "Pro posals for Forage," and addressed to the undersigned. . Blank forms of proposals and mruicr t.inn mav be obtained at this office- ami of the Post Quartermasters at the posts herein named. liy order 01 me jjepuruii;"i. vum.u dor. J. J. DANA, . Chief Quartermaster Dept. of Arizona, ftma4 Maj. and Qartcrmaster U.S.A. FINE IMPORTED HAVANA CIGARS and best Brands of Chewing and Smoking Tobaccos to be had at n04.tf Pioneer Cigar Store. BABBIT HIETTAI FOR SALE; at., this office..