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TUCS02S", PIMA COUNTY, A: T, SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 1873. xjl.J No. 21. CITIZEN 'L BL1SHED EVhKY SATURDAY. Sxtberlption Rales H- Copy, one year, ' H- Copy, six monthd r- iiKle numbers $5 00 25 Aavertlslxisr Rates: ' about California, or rather this part Twelve lines in this type, one sq. : of the State ; and this again reminds -n.-square, ten lines, one time t3'jmo that San Francisco is California t.aca snDseoueut insertion i .to Professional cards, per month. 3 00 Plain death notices, free. Obituary re ;.. rks in prose, $3 per square; in poetry, 5 J 0 per line. l?BHidtf-x Adtertiement at Reduced Viif.vt. Office south side Vourt-hmue riar.a JOHN WAiSSQN, Pioprietor. Authorized Agents for The Citizen. W. N. Kelley, newsdealer at Prceo-itt, The Citizen for sale. L. P. Fisher, 20 and 21 New Merchants i hange, is our authorized Agent in ?;in mcisco. - i.!ieider Grierson & Co Arizona Ciiv Irvine & Co Phcrux ;. A. Bi;rclow will receive and receipt 't money for Thr Citizen at Prescott. . ! j t j j? i TOfeSSlOnal Cards, AdY IS, 1LIC. - X.. Liorney C- HUGHES, and Counsellor at T.aw. Coxukkss Stkeet, Tucson. my-l-tf : .1. CX KTTEK. H. H. CARTTEIi H. H. Cfartter & Son, Attorneys and Counselors-at-Iaw. ; metropolitan press would have lav rREScoTT, Yavapai co., ahizon a, ' ished columns upon him. Had the V ill attend to businessman the court j lecture been delivered by a man of of the Territory. ji25-fon. j the world instead of a divine, the OXiAItDSIVCXR OKAY. I monkey would have escaped this iff.,riov.t-l,aw ami Notary Public, ! last infliction, and the whole burden Arisosa Crrr, Yuma Co., A. T. v: .11 practice ir .ill tte 0nm i.-Tc-- ;i.-.'ry ana ot ir:e c-uievi ileli.tf Ofhcb oh Mbteb Street. ,,gsU Mjj-Nb's Rasstanrant. anl'2-tf , It. A.. VTIJL.ISXJI5,. JL. . OFPIOS: :SBR STONE AMU CoNVBKT SKBKT:-, Tucson, A. T. 1'Uf VTTOBNET - -A.T - W , TUCSON ARIZONA . Will practice in all the courts of the Territory. ltf JT. 1H. MoCAFFKY, AxrroiKnBrx' - -A-T - law, , u. & JJistrid Attorney for Arizona.) TUC.-ON, ARIZONA. Office on Congress street. ltf "P" X O UN" DK Xv. NEWS DEPOT AND CIGAE STORE. o 11 HB LATEST NEWSPAPERS, PERI . odious, Magazines and Novels. Also, a flue assortment of Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes, Etc., iistantly on hand. J. S. MANSFELD, Lesinsky's block, uongress-st, Tnc6ou, Arizona Fl&Li. Si-' wvii' .... ,h.9oh. San Francisco, -los. CoiAUJGwpoB, Florence. E. n. FISH & CO., MAIN" ST., FLOBENCE, A. T. Wholesale and Ttetull - DEALERS II General Merchandise. ITT AVE constantly on hand a large an', i well selected stock of Dry Goods, :. .thing, Boots and Shoes, umreries, Provisions, Liquors, Cigars and Tobacco, i lurd ware, etc., which we will sell at thr . iy lowest price. We have, also, Hay and Grain, cou&t.int . , on hand tc snpply the Public Z-i r i y LANKS IN CURRENT USE BY JO Justices of the peace are kept re. w rintrd at The Citizkn otlict, and i-.. -.ae at moderate prices in cash. , VLB TYPE, SUPJ2KIOII TO ' BABBIT iRTAL for boxmg, for a!i at Tmb Crm?-"? fffflce. SAX FRANCISCO JLliTTER. : The Pulpit The Public The Press And so Forth. ! San Francisco, February 12. It j to write to an Arizona paper anything and vice versa. The papers in this city should give you all in a superior shape, and the small fry scribblers should "stand to one side and let the ; monkey sneeze. Ana that again j brings up the sermon, so-called, of I Parson Stebbins, (successor of the late Starr King), last Sunday night, on ! Darwinism ; which according to the ; theory of "natural selection" makes man and the monkey too closely of ! kin to consistent with our immense ' self-couceit. The fault 1 rind with ; jJarwin is that it was a plain case of C1.ueitv to animals in proclaiming , , J, , . ;4.u... t- ,7e ! a.,r.U rl.mf,.;,,,! iiMfhnnf -Till nnncnnf nf the monkey. Stebbins did not take quite so broad view of the subject as ' that but otherwise he is in full sym- rjathv with Darwin, if not with the i monkey ; and that fact even has caused ; considerable remark. Instead ot the : city returning him general thanks, only The Call did him and the com munity the justice of giving his moral lecture a decent synopsis. Had i it been a "horse talk," the entire j would have fallen upon the canine ; family. At least, what everybody says nowadays, must have some truth; and that is that every body else is a son of afemalecur. Stebbins1 s lecture 1 1 think has aroused the iro of the ' doers, or else the moonlight between rajns caUses them to howl more than j usual. As a rule, the press is superior I to the pulpit in America, but here in I San Francisco, the reverse is the fact. J I would add that the successor of the , celebrated Scudder Eev. Mr. Car ! penter is a growing favorite here. For a Presbyterian, his sermons are startling ; they are more of the scien- citic lecture at all times than the best j of the Unitarian Stebbins. I was j driven to Presbyterian church "when ! you and 1 were boys," to hear Christ and Him crucified as a business ; now to hear this man Carpenter leave Hamlet out of the play as rule, is more than any youthful mind ever conceived would occur in my time. The world must move. Now to the press of this citv. It i is essentially like itself and self is ' the only other word needed to de j scribe it. The Chronicle comes near being the newspaper of the place, j but the trail of the serpent some how j attaches to it and neutralizes its better influence. Still, it may be the fittest j representative of a community of j gamblers and its concomitants. The , iear people can get anything through ! The Chronicle, if it will help to sell the paper ; hence this sheet is the great exposer if not exponent of I everything in this foggy atmosphere, j It has a prominent and active nose for news and nastiness. The Call is now the only morning paper that contains all the eastern and Pacific telegraphic dispatches the wires of the Western Union monopoly extending farther than those connecting with overland railroad wires. The Alta espoused the postal telegraph cause and is now out of the old "Associated Press" ring. The Alta has been a special champion of the Arizona war policy, and with its influence in favor of the postal telegraph the only relief of the peo ple from the greatest curse of a monopoly ever aflicting the earth it is to be hoped this paper will increase its patronage down that way. The people's telegraph movement his put the chronic howlers against the rail road monopoly on the defensive. The Bulletin-Call concern are now the solo defenders in this city of the great telegraph monopoly, and The Union at Sacramento the only paper in the State elsewhere to defend that most tyrannical corporation. The people of the United States have been so educated by the great papers as to be incapable of understanding their best wants, hence the two islands of England and Japan are leading us on j postal telegraphy and other great practical reforms. Nothing short of a political issue will now give us proper telegraphic facilities; let the damagogues of politicians see it on the side of self and they will soon muster up courage to stump the coun try on that issue. As an instance ot the beastly self of the old newspaper ring that grew rich and powerful by keeping the people ignorantI will recur-to "The Tribune founded lay Horace Greeley." Under the regime of H. G., George W. Smalley went to London as editor and correspondent there. He did his "level best" to write down the postal telegraph ex periment. When the move became a success in the face of him on the ground, ho had not the manliness or was not permitted to write a word in praise of it. And The Tribune was silent. I don't know that the case would be changed now, were Greeley alive. He was just as stubborn and sclfiish as the rest of us, and I think he didn't die too soon. The Central Pacific people have not lost Goat Island because they never had it to lose. Had they spent the money lost in looking after it, in im proving their great interests on the Oakland side, they would not now need Goat Island nor ever henceforth ; but the war goes on, and we'll see what we'll see. "When I see a more nar-row-guage opposition to them than that on paper, I will think the mil lennium has come in California. On the southeast corner of Montgomery and California streetsns a golden sign which reads: "California Central Narrow-Guage- E. E. Co.." It looks well, too. To complete the road, I fancy that there is a first mortgage on the sign and a second mortgage bond on the rolling stock one mythical wheelbarrow. If that is not the exact size of it, I am a bloated liar, and will again remark that the new birth of the State is at hand. That the present year must be a prosperous one, there is no doubt; plenty of nin without a flood. But the life of affairs is in the mines or stocks, and just now the great ques tion is "Will there be a great rise this year, or an intermittent sort of dead level? As it beats the best experts in the long run, I have nothing farther to say. I refer you to The Chronicle and continue to hope that we may all be happy yet. "W. Annual Dinner to Delegates. Hon. li. C. McCormick makes it a rule to entertain at least once a year all the Territorial Delegates in Con gress. Tho "Washington papers speak in very complimentary terms of these affairs, both as -seasons of enjoyment and promotive of harmony and ef fectiveness in legislation. Among sev eral different notices of the recent annual feast by tho Washington papers, we give this from The Herald : Mr. McCormick, Delegate from Ari zona, last evening gave his annual dinner to his associates in Congress from the Territories. All tho Western provinces were represented, and Gen Chipman put in an appearance for the District or 'lerntory ot Columbia The dinner was such as McCormick knows how to give and was much enjoyed. The Western men like to entertain each other, and much prefer a "square meal to a card reception We hear that the gentleman from Utah and the gentleman from Mon tana, who had such a warm debate in tho House a few days since, met in tho most amiable mood, and that the gentleman from Colorado was in fine spirits despite the tate ot his bill tor State rights. " Sait." We are under obligations to his Excellency, Governor A. P. K. Safford of Arizona, for a copy of his Second Biennial Message to the Leg islative Assembly of that Territor'. It is a brief, well written, thorough going document. There is a good deal of executive capacity concentrated in the abbreviated stature of " Saff." It was a lucky day for Arizona when he got detailed for duty there. Carson (Nev.) Appeal. Late dispatches from Washington say that an appropriation of 10,000 has "been agreed upon for the continu ation of Powell's Survey of the Colo rado Eiver. Another Xarge Ditch In Salt River Valley. The value of ownership in water for irrigation, is becoming more and more conspicuous. The amount of never failing, running water for this pur pose is limited in Arizona, and when all is once securely possessed, artesian wells will be the only and costly re source left. Men of a speculative bent are giving their attention and means to securing water rights yet unclaimed, and time will soon demon strafe their business wisdom in this respect. These remarks are prompted by perusing a manuscript prospectus prepared by Alex. McKey of the Miller Canal already under way in Salt Eiver valley. This canal com mences about twelve miles below Mc Dowell at Shortell's station ; is pro jected on a scale in size of thirty feet wide and four in depth giving a capacity of 20,000 inches of water ;. to cost $20,000; shares $200 each; will allow shareholders to pay in work to a certain exent; have now twelve shareholders who have agreed to put in 500 each, and with a few more of this kind, the work would be pushed to completion this year. Briefly the history of this enterprise is this: Last year Ira Buffum came from Prescott to Salt Eiver in charge of Miller Bros' train ; he looked about and discovered the old canal used many years ago when the country was peopled with an agricultural population, but now dry and partially filled with natural accumulations; that it is about eight mile3 long and twenty feet wide ; that at compara tively small cost, it could be repaired, the water turned therein, and a rich tract of country about seven by one and a half miles in extent provided with ample and certain water ; that by proper management the water could bo so elevated in three miles that a perpendicular fall of fifteen fectcould be obtained and made of im mense value to propel machinery and be again all husbanded and distribut ed for irrigation over tho abundance of fertile lands below. Mr. Buffum pro cured the services of Mr. McKey whoso experience in such canal enter prises is good and reliable, to go over the ground and make general es timates of the method and cost of ex ecution. This done, ho was more than ever determined on prosecuting the work, and expended about 1,500 thereon in 1872. The foregoing is a mere outline of the prospectus of the enterprise, but is full enough to awaken the interest of shrewd business men and enable them to comprehend it. A LATE number of the Washington Eepublican has this reference to the work of Arizona's efficient Delegate : In accordance with the suggestion of the President in his message and the desire of tho Secretary of State the Hon. Mr. McCormick has in troduced the following bill in the House of Eepresentatives, to transfer the control of certain powers and duties in relation to the Territories to the Department of the Interior : That tho Secretary of the Interior shall hereafter exercise all the powers and per forin all the duties in relation to the Terri tories of the United States that are now, by law or by custom, exercised and per formed by the Secretary of State. With the passage of the above bill the jurisdiction of tho State Depart ment will be confined exclusively to foreign affairs a change that ought long ago to have been made. Tins San Francisco dispatch ap peared in late San Diego papers : Persons are cautioned against nego tiating checks drawn by United States disbursing officers in Arizona on ban Francisco. A number of forgeries have been discovered. PE0P0SAIS FOR GRAIN, HAY AND WOOD. Headquarters Department or Arizona, ") Chief Quartermaster's Office, I Prescott, A. T., February 15, 1873. I S" EALED PROPOSAI-S in TR1P- icate, with a copy of this advertise ment attached to each, will be received at this office until noon, Saturday, March 29, 1873, at which place and time they will be opened (bidders having the privilege of being present,) for supplying all, or a rea sonable proportion of the CORN. BAR LEY, HAY and WOOD, which may be required during the fiscal year commencing July 1st, 1873, at each of tho Depots and Posts in the Department of Arizona. in conturmity with general order No. 57, Wur Department, A. G. 0. 1871, local pro posals will also bo received up to the same hour and date by the Quartermaster at each of the Depots and Posts, for furnishing all, or a reasonable proportion of the Grain, Hay and Wood required there. Grain to be delivered in sacks, which arc to become the property of the U. S., and Hay in stacks, cither baled or loose. All supplies furnished are to bo of good merchantable quality, and to be delivered at such- times, and in such quantities as may be designated by proper authority. The quantities stated herein are approxi mate, and are subject to increase or diminu tion during the fiscal year: DEPOTS AND POSTS. Whipple Depot aud Fort Whipple. Barley, 585,000 lbs. ; Corn, 585,000 lbs.; Hay, 1,706,000 lbs.; Wood, 310 cords hard, 1,090 cords soft. Yuma Depot and Fort Yuma. Bar ley, 195,000 lbs.; Hay, i79,000 lbs.; Yood, 601) cords soft. Tucson Depot aud Camp towell. Barley, 617,000 lbs.; Corn, 300,000 lbs.; Hay, 1,416,000 lbs.; Wood, 1,000 cords soft. Camp Apache Corn, 840,000 lbs. ; Hay, 1,281,000 lbs.; Wood. 230 cords hard, 790 cords soft. Camp Beale Springs. Barley, 36, 000 lbs. ; Hay, 72 000 lbs.; Wood, 80 cords hard, 290 cords soft. Camp Bowie. -Barley, 228,000 lbs.; Corn, 228,000 lbs.; Hay, 709,000 lbs.; Wood, 350 cords hard. Camp Date Creek Barley, 313,000 lbs.; Corn, 156,000 lbs.; Hay, 734,000 tbs.. Woud, 150 cords hard, 530 cords soft. New Post at Mt. Graham. Barley, 840,000 lbs.; Corn, 420,000 lbs.; Hay, 1,907, 000 tbs.; Wood, 270 cords hard, 960 cords soft. Camp Hualpai Barley, 229,000 lbs.; Corn, 229,000 lbs.; Hay, 709,000 lbs.; Wood, 580 cords soft. Camp McDowell Barley, 1,000,000 lbs.; Corn, 871,000 lbs.; Hay, 2,848,000 lbs.; Wood, 400 cords hard, 800 cords soft. Camp Mohave. -Barley, 159,000 lbs.; Hay, 150,000 lb,-.; Wood, 300 cords sofc. Camp Verde Barky, 422,000 lbs.; Corn, 422,000 tbs.; Hay, 1,283,000 lbs. Each proposal must be accompanied by a guarantee signed by two responsible per sons, whose responsibility must bo certified by an officer of the U. S. civil or military service, that in case the bid is accepted the bidder will at once execute a contract with a satisfactory bond in one-tourth the amount of tbe contract. Tho right to re ject any or all bids is reserved by tto United States. Blank forms of proposal imd further information may be obtaioed from this office and from tho Depot and Post Quartermasters. Envelopes of propo sals intended for this office to be endorsed "Proposals for forage and fuel," anil ad dressed to the undersigned. Local propo sals, under general orders No. 57, to be add resscd to the Quartermaster of the Depot or Post for which the bid is intended and endorsed as above. By order of the Department Commander. J. J. DANA, Chief Quartermaster Dept. of Arizona, fl5-4t. Major and Quartermaster U.S.A. Maricopa Wells Station, THE SOUTHERN OVER- land Mail Route, 185 miles east of Arizona City and Fort Yuma; 100 miles west of Tucson, 50 from Camp McDoicetl, and 30 from PTienix, Salt Eiver Valley OFFERS GREAT INDUCEMENTS To the Traveling Puhlic. Accommodations consist of Good Board and Lodcincr. a Store, wherein is kept goods of every kind ; a good Corral, plenty of good hay, grain and water. Also tin largest Wagon and Blacksmith Shops on the entire road, where cood workmen are always ready to shoe animals, make and repair wagons, etc. I'nccs ot everything, reasonuuu.. jfAS. A. MOORE, L. W. CARR, Maricopa Weill?, A. T. Proprietors mr-io-t Notice. COLORADO STEAM NAVIGA- rjlIIE tion Company's StoMsliii Nei born Leaves San Francisco for month of Col orado river op irst of every month, con necting with river boats. Freight landed at Yuma in twelve (12) days from San Francisco. Agencies of the Company blO Front street, San i rancisco, California: Yuma and Ehreubcrg, A. T. J. POLHAMUS, Jr., lj-iy General Superintendent.