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CITIZEN "TUCSON; PIMA'COUNTY, A. T., SATtftlDAY, APRIL 27,1872. Vol. 117 Ko. 29. A. THE ARIZONA CITIZEN 13 PUBLISHED EVERT SATURDAY. Stibsoriptlon Batcsi One Copy, one year, - - - $5 00 One Copy, six months - - 00 Single numbers - - 25 Advertistod Kates: 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 Plain death notices, free. Obituary re marks in prose, $3 per square ; in poetry, S3 50 per line. 5jF"J??mcss Advertisements at Reduced Rates. Office in northeast corner of Congress Hall Block. JOHN WASSOtf, Proprietor. Authorized Agents for The Citizen. L. P. Fisher San Francisco Schneider Grierson & Co Arizona City II. A. Bigelow will receive and receipt for money for Tnn Citizen at Prescott. . Professional Cards, Achats, Etc. "W .a.. jiAisrcocs:, NOTAEY PUBLIC. Conveyances and all Legal papers made out with correctness and dispatch. Legal Blanks and Blank Declaratory Statements always on hand. 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HAVE constantly on hand a large and well selected stock of Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, Cigars and Tobacco, Hardware, etc., which we will sell at the very lowest x)rices. We liavc, also, Hay and Grain, constant ly on hand to supply the Public- 5-tf. NOTICE. Assessor's Office, U. S. Int. Rev. District of Arizona Phescott. Anril 5th. 1879 72. VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, AS XI required uy uuernai revenue law, Sec. 10, that appeals from the action of the Assistant Assessors of this District, in re gard to assessments on the annual list of taxes for 1872, will be received and deter mmed at my office in Prescott, during busi ness hours each day, from the twentieth day ot April to the first day of May, 1S72. All appeals must be made in writing, 6pec jfiiugthe particular cause,matter,or thing, respecting which a decision is desired and stating the error complained of. Com munications sent by mail will receive prompt attention. HENRY A. BIGELOW, ap20-2w Assessor, Dist. of Arizona. "HOME AGAIN." Parting Glances of a Swing Round a Circle Diflicrcnt Civilizations Sentimental Reflections about One's Old Home " So long." Wooster (O.), March. 27. After leaving Washington, to complete the swing round the little circle, there was something of interest to mo in coming over the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. I don't expect to interest the readers of The Citizen, however, by a mere mention of such, a trip. That well known highway is a tangible substi tute for the old Mason-Dixon line ; on the ono side, the shabby settlements incidenfrto lave labor contrasted with the strong and growing civilization that ensues where every man earns , his living by the sweat of his brow. The scenery is mostly mountainous, and frequently very picturesque ; specially about Harper's Eerry. The old ferry swung loose along with John Brown, and every other artificial im provement is of the new regime. The fire and flood of war swept all away except old man Harper himself, who is said to still live in the flesh there abouts. Until Zanesville, Ohio, is reached, there are ear-marks of the old put-off-till-to-morrow sort of im provement. There we skip over the Muskingum, Sciota and Miami sec tions of superior settlements, to drop again among the log-cabin heroes of content and poverty, incident to the western part of this State and most of Indiana. I had a sweet-scented time of it floundering round for about ten days west of here about 150 miles. Gabriel's brass band will never sere nade that region, and the people may thus be favored over all other parts of the world. Tho devil, too, will never go there after fire wood, for the water never gets off tho ground below the first limbs of the trees. It is a relief to get round to the stamping-ground of my boyhood, in time to witness the cross-road school "exhibitions," and experience once more the pleasures of " stirring off maple sugar. I say in time, for the Winter continues to sit in the lap of Spring, and prevents the water from running worth a cent. As an Idaho chap used to say of the long-winded snow banks, perhaps " July will give them h . This Winter has ex hausted the patience of the oldest in habitant. It set in before last year's corn was husked, and only yesterday has there been the semblance of a real Spring day. The coldest day here was twenty-two decrees below zero in January ten below in this month I don't want you to tamper with these figures as you did before, notwith standing everything goes by the rule of contraries in Arizona. The school exhibition of to-day dif fers but little from the bed-quilt scenery of twenty years ago ; and of the forty boys and girls, only one is found to " speak its peace in a man ner natural the same old mechan ically monotonous effects of all new beginners everywhere. But how all hands do seem to enjoy it ! The rep resentative ages of seven, seventeen and seventyxye there in all their gig gling state of good feeling. And God bless 'em all ! May they never get turther iroin home than to mill or to meeting, and never realize the bliss ful realities of baggage-smashing.etc., attendant upon the unsatisfactory farce called " seeing the world." Still, I can't say that I would care to live over the scenes of my youth, unless I could reconstruct some of the machinery whereby children are trained up in the way they generally don't go. Youth has its little drawbacks, too ; in fact, in many ways, as - an Arizonan might say, " it is a hard game." But " you know how it is yourself." The most interesting deviltry that I can recall, was going to a neighbor s sugar camp in the middle of the night and " stir ring oft at his expense. Next to this, came the besieging of a water melon patch, etc., in the Eall of the year, and when you had plenty of fruit at home just as good. Oh, it is a most melancholy thing, this visiting home, too ! . I almost wish 1 never had loft the Pacific coast, j In that wild world of thought and ac tion, one has little time to reflect. New affairs and faces are constantly diverting one into the business of look ing ahead, even if you never get there. But to return here to remain any length of time, and the different phases of life are set forth in start ling tableaux. "Where are the friends of my youth 't " About a score of schoolmates sleep on as many different battle fields, and a few came home to die. Three years ago, when here, and upon inquiring for tho dear old schoolmate of all, was told that his sister was out that very day strew ing flowers upon his grave. I can still hear his hearty laugh, however, as he used to give vent after we had raked tho village of its signs and things of late Saturday night. And the girls ? Well, many of these are among the missing for some cause, while the rest are grown old in the service of marriage and refilling thej'rinet and officer who has served ranks. The older stock of men are fin the Navy of the United States or rapidly moldering under the soil, and yesterday I attended the funeral of one of those distinctive sort ot people you find in all old settled places. A man of some wealth and influence socially, politically, etc.; a generous neighbor, who was of tho go-ahead kind. To came nearer home, the cold hand must soon be felt once more in the natural course of thuigs, and yet the finger of fate directs that I must "move on" and do the best for myself. Let the dead bury the dead, bid good-bye for years and may bo forever to these walks and ways, and take the train. It somehow makes me a little senti mental for once, which may bo some small prain. " The sun comes up and then the sun goes down, And the day and the night arc the same as one ; The years grow green and the years grow orown, .c k And what is it all when aJLis done ? Grains of somber or shining sand, Gliding in and out of the hand. " Men go down in ships to the sea," And a hundred ships are the same as one : And backward and forward blows the breeze, And what is it all, when all is done ? A tide with never a shore in sight, Setting steadily on to the night." Now, that I have shed those tears, I feel better, and so let her set. Steam is no respecter of tides attest. W. . Indian Talk at Washington. April 3, a Washington correspond ent writes to The San Diefjo Union as follows : In conversation with the Hon 11. C McCormick, Delegate from Arizona, I learn that Gen. O. O. Howard s mis sion to Arizona Territory is not to be a repetition ot the Colyer foolishness He thinks that the General,, who is a sensible man, and an officer of distin guished reputation, will take a decid edly different view of the situation than that of the Great Peace Com missioner. It is officially asserted here that General Howard went as an agent of the Interior Department, and not as an army officer. He has no instructions- authorizing him to in terfere in any way Avith the move ments of General Crook against tho Indians actually engaged m hostilities. General Crook's plans have been ap proved by the War Department. Colonel W. D. Hazen, of the 6th Infantry, whose testimony caused the Secretary of War to promulgate a re cent order relating to Post Traders, made some suggestions for the im provement of this branch of the ser vice, and among them he thought the better plan of all would be this : Compel the Subsistence Depart ment to obey the law, which requires it to furnish at cost prices the articles needed by officers and soldiers, now sold in traders' stores. The Subsist ence Department has thus far persist ently violated this law, and makes no pretense of complying with its re quirements. ArKiii 21, tho Governor appointed Daniel McLaren a Commissioner of Deeds to reside in San Francisco, and on the 23d he appointed Ira 6. Tuttle, of Apache Pass, in this County, a Notary Public. The Alta California strongly favors the construction of the telegraph line from San Diego to this Territory. HOMESTEADS FOR SOIiDIERS. March. 2G, the House of Represent atives concurred in the Senate Home stead" bill, and it was doubtless promptly signed by the President. As the law is of special interest to sol diers, we give the following synopsis of its provisions : It provides that every private sol dier and officer who has served in the Army of the United States during the recent rebellion for ninety days or more, and who was honorably dis charged, and has remained loyal to the Governmenjt, including the troops mustered into the service of the United States by virtue of the third section of an act entitled "An act making ap propriations for completing the defenses of Washington, and for other purposes," approved Febru ary 13, 18G2, and every seaman, in the Marine corps, during the re bellion, for ninety days, and who was honorably discharged, and has re mained loyal to the Government, shall, on compliance with the pro visions of an act entitled "An act to secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain," and the acts amendatory thereof, as hereinafter modified, bo entitled to enter upon and receive patents for a quantity of public lands (not mineral) not exceed ing ono hundred and sixty acres, or one quarter section, to be taken in compact form according to legal sub divisions, including the alternate re served sections of public land along the line of any railroad or other public work, not otherwise reserved or appropriated, and other lands sub ject to entry under tho homestead law of the United States; provided that said homestead settler shall be allowed six months after locating his home stead within which to commence his settlement and improvement; and pro vided also, tliat tho time which the homestead settler shall havo served in the Army, Navy, or Marine corps aforesaid shall be deducted from the time heretofore required to pprfect title, or if discharged on account of wounds received, or disability in curred in the lino of duty, then the term of enlistment shall be deducted from the time heretofore required to perfect title, without reference to the length ot time he may have served provided, however, that no patent shall issue to any homestead settler who has not resided upon, unproved and cultivated his said homestead for a period of at least one year after he shall commence his improvements as aforesaid. Tho bill in its second section pro vides that any person entitled under the provisions ot tho foregoing section to enter a homestead, who may have heretotore entered under tho home' stead laws a quantity of land less than 1G0 acres, shall be permitted to enter under the provisions of this act - so 'much land as, when added to the quantity previously entered, shall not exceed ono hundred and sixty acres. Tho bill in its third section provides that in case of tho death of any per son who would be entitled to a home stead under the provisions of the first section of this act,, his widow, if un married, or in case of her death or marriage, then his minor orphan children, by a guardian duly appoint ed and officially accredited at the De partment of the Interior, shall be entitled to all the benefits enumerated in this act, subject to all the provis ions as to settlement and improvements therein contained; provided, that if such person died during his term ot enlistment, the whole term or nis en listment shall be deducted from the time heretofore required to perfect the title. The bill in its fourth seotion pro vides that where a party at the date ot nis entry ot a trace ot iana unaer the homestead laws, or subsequently thereto, was actually enlisted and em ployed in the Army or Navy of the Unitea o tares, nis survives uiuruui shall, in the administration of said homestead laws, be constructed to be equivalent to all intents and purposes to a resident for the same length of time upon the tracts so entered ; pro vided that if his entry has been can celed by reason of his absence from said tract while in the military or naval service ot the United States, -and such tract has not been disposed of, his entry shall be restored and con firmed ; and provided further, that if such tract has been disposed of, said party may enter another tract subject to entry under said laws; una his right to a patent therefor shall bo de termined Dy ine proois toucumg uis residence and cultivation of the first tract and his absence therefrom in such service. The bill in its fifth section provides that any soldier, sailor, marine, officer, or other person coming within the provisions of this act may, as well by an agent as in person, enter upon said homestead ; provided, that said claim ant in person shall, within the time prescribed, commence settlement and improvements on the same, and there after fulfill all tho requirements of this act. The bill in its sixth section provides that the Commissioner of tho General Land Office shall have authority to make all needful rules and regulations to carry into effect the provisions of this act. The California Resolutions. According to tho Congressional Globe, the following proceedings were had, April 1, in the House of Rep resentatives : Mr. Cflghlan presented a joint res olution of the Legislature of tho State of California, relating to Indian af fairs in tho Territory of Arizona. Mr. McCormick, of Arizona I ask that the joint resolution be read. The joint resolution was read. Mr. Coghlan I move that it be referred to the Commitee on Military Affairs, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Shanks I think it should go to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Mr. Coburn It should properly go to the Committee on Military Af fairs, as it refers to operations of the Army. Mr. Coghlan I think it should go to the Committee on Military Affairs. Tho motion of Mr. Coghlan was agreed to. DONNOLLY'S ALIFORNIA PREMIUJI YEAST POWDER. C Great Reduction Only $16 per Gross, in 20 Gross Lots. Use the best and the cheapest Powder ever offered to the public. No one can make good bread without Donnolly's Yeast Powder. Twenty-live gross of pure white Yeast Powder made every day. For sale by all Grocers. ' Factory, 121 Front Street, San Francisco. D. CALLAGHAN, Proprietor. Every one uses Donnolly's Cream Tartar and Donnolly's Soda and Saleratus. ma0-3m J. F- BENNETT & CO., OverlancL.aXall and. 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