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The Indian Question.
Death of Col. Carter. Letter from New York. IfHCotl, yVrlVioiut '.Territory. SATUUDAY MORNING. OCTOHIIR 15, 18C.9. Sun I'rrinrUrn A !. Tliruui llnVK i the rmtWUM ateflt for lh t iNF.n In San Kmnriwn Order left at hUofllrr. No.yO(MCmil fliir). Merchant' Kiebancr, OtlftimU ntret, 1-elow Mimtf-mnery, nill to promptly Attended to. U 1. KlMIF.K, tto VO nml SI, .Merrlmnt'i nirhnnirr, California lret, San KmiicUoo, it autborlml to octal Kinelo roplrt of the Ml.M.It can tw pirfliawl at the lNxtiifflco. Tho Prospecting Parties. A jart of tho Miller prospecting arty re turnct! hero this week. The remainder stop pod behind, at Hill Williams' inountain, to hunt and prospect Wo have not wen Mr. Miller, tho leader of tho party, but lenrn that ho went down tho Little Colorado nbout 150 miles, and saw no gold or evidentics of gold. The man upon tho strength or whoso yarn or tale tho trip was undertaken, "couldn't find tho right place." When last heard from, tho Jackson parly was at Hat mountain, nbout 100 miles south east of Prcscolt, nnd had not found dipgings. Near Camp Reno they wero fired into by Indian, when one of tho party was wounded. The firo was roturncd, and two 6arages were killed. Shortly afterwards, the Indians again attacked them, nnd were re pulsed with a loss of three of their warriors. Hearing of this, Col. Sanford, who, with tomo troops, was scouting in the vicinity, went to the party nnd advised them to wait in camp until tho Phoenix party, led by Mr. Cooluy, came up. Mr. Jackson and party agreed to do so, and tho Colonel went to work, got both parties together, when they started. Should they fail to find diggings this sido of Bait River, it was their intention to push on to Pinal mountains, where gold is known to exist. Col. Sanford deserves tho thanks of our citizens for his kindness to our prospectors. A Militant Road. If our Government cares a continental cent for this Territory it will speedily build a military road 'from Pre cott to Albuquerque, New Mexico, either by tbe San Francisco mountain or by Camp Ver de. Such a road would bring as people, cheap en tho cost of living here, for troops as well as citizens, and accomplish many other good ' things. Other Territories have had road built through them, by government, and why not this? We call upon the Delegate elect from our sister Territory of New Me.xcio, Hon. J. Francisco Chavez, to press this mat ter upon Congress, as well as the matter of placing mail service upon the route. Wc ex pect nothing from our own delegate, for tho rnodicun of influence possessed by him will bo exerted for tho desert, or 32d parallel route. As the opening of this road would confer great benefit upon California, we think the papers and people of tl&t State would do well to urge their representatives in Congress to give tho matter a helping hand. Tun name of Tito Santa Barbara, (Califor nia) Press, was, a little while ago, tho Pout, arid its editor complains that exchanges, etc., still go directed to "Post,'' instead of to Frets. Weil, wo can't bco what ditlercnco it makes to him, as long as ho geta his "ex's," but, to plcaso him, we, for one, will hereafter go to Press. 'Judge Titus, whois to do duty as Asso ciate Justice of the Supremo Court of this Territory, arrived at San Diego, California, September 21, and is by this time, wc pre sume, nt his post in tho First Judicial Dis trict lie is a Pennsylvanian, nnd is said to be an able lawyer. The sum or 50,000 is to bo raised for tho wifo and children of ox-Sccretary-of-War, Rawlins, lately deceased. This may be right and proper, bnt it is a littlo strange that peo pie never think of raising anything for tho wives and babies of xxr men who dio in their country'H service. A paltry pension w enough for sucbV ' Ncw Yonr CoRnmoNir.Ncr.. Wo have now tho promiso of a weekly letter from New York City, and wo hope our correspon dent, who is a good writer, will stick to his proroist). His first appears in to-day's paper. Some San Franciscans have testified their regard for ox-Secretary Seward by present ing him with a cane, cigar-case, and snuffbox, tho aggregate cost of which, figures up 3,000. ' Major. D. II. Clendbnin, 8th U. S. Cav alry, is on h'w way to tako command of Camp Goodwin, Pima county, this Territory. Tho Major formerly commanded at Camp Whipple. A dat or two ago, Indians entered tho houso of Geo. Voorhco8,,of Kirkland Volloy, whilo its occupant was at work, nnd took therefrom two Henry rin!&!,nd a lot of am- munition, worry tp near m. A The Montgomery (AlabaraV .VJiif .says that Professor Northnp, wnClwaj elected President of the University oTOubamajns a nigger. ;" v It is with ti feeling akin to sorrow, despair and disgust, that wo again start otir pen on itH a well-worn Indian trail, to recount the rongs of the poor white citizens of this W It) lighty Republic?. Wo grieve for the recent 111 urder of two of our race by the aecuncd ihmaolitcs, and for loss of propurty sustained by poor white toilers. Wo despair of seeing an early stop put to the bloody career of tho savages, and arc disgusted with a government mt allows these things to happen, from day to day. and from year to year. In Heaven's name, fellow-citizens of America, how long do you projKwe to stand aloof and sco this fair Territory preyed upon by n raco of de mons, whom 'twere liaso Mattery to call men 7 hy not, at once, finish tho job of stibduinc them, and i:ivo ns who suffer, toil and ticht. to hold our position against them, a chance to do something toward developing the re- oourres of tho Territory? Why not tako llrm hold of the Indian knot and sever it for ever. It is a question of national importance, and tho people of tho whole country should see that it is quickly settled. Tho agents of tho pooplo may say that they aro doing their best to settlo it, but wc tell the jwoplo that they aro not. We have barely enough troops in this Territory to do garrison duty, guard tho malls, escort and make an occasional scout, still the magnates of tho capital pro fess to tljink t hero arc enough to do all we have enumerated and whin the Indians bo lides. Preposterous hallucination, if, indeed, they so think. The Indians arc numerous. octivo and relentless in their warfaro upon us, dovotinc their whole timo and attention to it, whilo we merely mako spasmodic, fee ble war niton them. This is neither the fault of the military or citizens of tho Terri tory. Roth do the best thoy" can under the circumstances. Both nro lookinc forward to tho day when their hands will be streiictli- encd, and they will bo strong enough to wipo out the reu villains that curse this Territory. v e call upon tho people of our country to give us a little of that sympathy and aid which they aro so lavishly bestowing upon mongrel foreigners in Cuba. Americans, your advanco in Arizona needs aid to combat a more savage foo than tho Spaniards, will you grant it now, when tho head of the column, after being fearfully battered, is wavering in Its position, wistrully looking nnd praying for aid, sympathy, weapons, with which to mako a vicorous. determined, nerslstimt .nmnlr u , 7 I - upon the savage foe. We aro cut off from tho remainder of our countrymen, surrounded by strong tribes of Indians. Somo of these tribes or a portion or their members profess friendship for the white race, yet, wc know how far this rriendship goes, nnd havo come to tho conclusion that it would bo much bet ter for us were thero no "friendly" Indians in tho Territory. Then, wo would know ex actly what to do and what to expect. Now, wc know that the "Apache" ( convenient namo under which to murder and steal) receives aid and countenance from tho "friend- lies." This Indian nucstion must bn nmlwxl j- - to the bottom. Wo mast know, for certain, who aro our frionds and who are our enemies. If friendly chiefs cannot control their "young men," they can turn them over to tho mili tary, or, at least, drive them lrom among them and not allow them to return. Wo all know the value of Indian professions, and tho government and it agents should know some thing about them now. Let a rigid inquiry bo made into the conduct of the River Indians, and, if found guilty of harboring murdcrei, let them be punished. Tho lino of demarka tion between warlike and friendly Indians ought speedily to bo drawn, and each one forced to keep his own Bide of tho line. Then, and not until then, will wo havo our enemy in our front. Now ho is on everv sido of us, shooting bullets, as well as all kinds of arrows. A team cannot go out of sight of a mill, Tor n load of wood or quartz, without nn expensive escort, a miner cannot sink a hole on a lode without ho is encumbered with n gun and six-shooter, a farmer cannot plow in his field without packing tho same tools, and a man or fimall party of men cannot travel a trail or road without being well armed. Of course, it is n diflicult matter to live and mako headway against such draw backs and dangers, and our progress has been exceedingly slow. Now, this is n good coun try, a rich country, and well worth tho cost of pacification and redemption. It will, in time, bo pacified, but whero h the use of delaying tho accomplishment of that desired end to an indefinite period of time, when by sending two or thrco regiments of regular cavalry here, tho thing can bo dono in a year or two, or, if tho cavalry cannot bo Bent, then by furnishing citizens with arms, ammuni tion, clothing and provisions. For God's sake, and tho sako of humanity, let something bo dono for us speedily. Wo havo sufTercd long enough, and cannot stand it much lon ger. We havo been rolating horrors until sick of the business, but they still crowd upon us, and will contlnuo to bo enacted bo long as Government pursues its present milk and water policy towards Indians. Tho peoplo should seo to it that a moro vigorous Indian policy is adopted. Ex-Goverkok F.F,Low,of California has received tho appointment of Minister to Chi na. He will suit the Mandarins. A gentleman or this place has received a private letter from a friend nt Tucson, which states that Col. .Ins. P. T. Carter, ex-Secre-tnry of the Territory, departed this lifo Tues day, September 28, at the Rancho San Fran cisco, between Caborcn anil Port Llbcrtad, Sonora, Mexico. Deceased was well known to most of our citizens, having resided here from September 3, 18GG, until tho Fall of 1807, when, unfortunately for him, he went to Tucson, whero ho contracted disease which, no doubt, hastened! his death. Ho was a Tcnncsscean by birth and took an active part in the lato civil. war, on tho Federal side. Socially, ho wits a vrry clever gentleman. Ho leaves a wife, with jdiuin wo condole. IjIKUTkkant 1). A. Kank and a party of troops from Camp McDowell, nrrived at Fort Whipple last Thursday afternoon, having in charge Jos. Johnson, who, It is said killed Sergeant McGovorn, at this place, on tho night of tho 20th ult They also had in cus tody Wm. Collins, who was concerned in the terrible tragedy. Roth Johnson and Collins were immediately turned over to Sherifl Tay lor, who lodged them in jail to await exam ination or tho action of tho Grand Jury. They wero captured by Lieutenant McCIeave, 8th U. S. Cavalry, in tho mountains, near Sacaton Station, Gila river, on the 8th last Wo bclicvo tho Pima Indians trailed them to their hiding place. Got Lost. A short time ago, R. E. Fur rington, Charles Franklin and another man, started from Prescott, to go to Cam) Mc Dowell, via tho trail. When near the Verde, Iho pirty lost thoir way, and two of them, Mr. Farriijgtnn nnd the stranger, wandered through the mountains three days and thrco nights, without food. Franklin leftthcin and reached tho past long before they did. Whilo wandering through tho mountains, Mr. Par tington, who arrived homo Tuesday last, says he saw ti great deal of Indian sign. They suirered terribly, and blamo Franklin, as he undertook to guido them through safely. We learn from the Albuquerque, (Now Mexico) Jlevirx, of a recent date, that track laying on tho Kansas Pacific Railroad was re sumed September 13. Hope it will bo kept up until the road reaches Prescott. Regarding the election in its Territory, tho Revietc says : "So far as heard from the Re publicans havo elected 15 members of tho House of Representatives, being a majority or Tour; and? members or the Senate, a majori ty .of one. The Democrats havo 5 members of tho House and 3 senators. Taos and So corro arc yet to be heard from. Tho Senate consists of 13 members, and the Houso of 20." Skvt.ual citizens have lately been killed in Arizona by tho Indians. Tho soldiers seem to enjoy n pleasing exemption from a like rate. Los Angeles Ifcut, Oct. 2d. Yes, several citizens have lately been killed by Indians hero; so have several soldiers, and wo are pleased to bo able to stato that sol diers and citizens havo moro than got even with the Indians, and are still knocking them over. There is no shirking of duty here, fricud Nevs, by the soldiers. Hot. September 27, was a hot day In Ixs Angeles. According to tho iYetw, tho ther mometer, at 2 o'clock p. m., stood at 101 deg., in the shade. Wc br.-G had some pretty warm weather here recently, but not as hot as that of Los Anireles. On the railroads in France electricity is taking the place of human watchfulness. On many lines thero arc contrivances where the passing of a train is automatically announced to neighboring stations. Tho cars nas3 over connecting wires, and the train records itself before and behind, so that its progress and appearance nro alike indicated. One of tho, members or the American asso ciation Tor the advancement of science favors tho abolition of months, and wants the days of tho year numerically designated up to 305. Dr. Bow's Jletitv) asks if it would not be better for tho South to get "a Saxon army of artisans, nstcid or an Asiatic horde or field hands." Fhom tho report or tho Assessor or Los Angeles county, California, wo learn that there nro 35,000 tearing Oraugo trees, and 3,000 lemon trees in that county. Tho News says somo old orango trees produce 4,000. A lemon tree's average production is given at 2,000. Its estimate of tho value or last year's crop or oranges and lemons is 751,800. Cius. E. Heane has joined tho editorial staff of tho Los Angeles Daily Xetet. Ho docs not stato tho particular department ho has undertaken to rim. A California exchango says Lcland Stan ford and others, agrco to build, expeditiously, a railroad between Stockton and Visalla, nnd Stockton City votes them $300,000 in bonds. Wo arc glad or this, Visalia is on tho track of tho 35th parallel railroad route. Sam McRkide, of tho Ptioblo (Colorado) Chieftain, has taken uuto himsoir a rib, a Miss Mary O. Thomas, of NeUon county, Kentucky. CORllEOrO&titNCB AHIZOXA Ml New Yojik City, Sept 21, 1 J. New York is fast assuming its Fall niear- ancc, and, with the approach of cool wthcr comes tho usual change in tho fashions The ladles nro fast discarding their fancy caprics and light silks, and donning heavy ajarcl. Hright colors apjicar to be all tho rugeRcd, being the most jKjpular with tho y(ngcr branch, is worn in bonnets, jockeys, sihues, cloaks, and even in dresses. To the rferor almost every one, that horrible grcciaibcnd is Tast disappearing, and will soon bo iiong tho things that wore. While saying j few words nbout dress, it is but fair tUat givo the sterner sox a passing notice. In hco t( tho natty littlo English walking coatthey aro trying pretty hard to introduce thublte dress coat, with brass buttons, and viOi a fair prospect of success. You know thata- riety is tho spico of life, nnd anything in lie way of a change is warmly welcomed by lie votaries of fashion. Tho ruling hat is a kv crowned still-brim felt, with n very btdd cloth band, but, Tor tho benefit of all io may desire somuthing moro dressy, tho i t tcrs havo again brought forward tho Ml crown, curled brim silk hat, which has i it been in vogue since spring. It being a lk le too early for a minute description of tho f II styles, I will reserve it for a future coir s jiondencc. Thinking it may Interest your readers o know what wo havo in the way or am i o mcnt, I will give you a short account or w it is going on at oiir theaters, beginning vlh the palaco or the Eric King, James Fisk, ., the Grand Opera House. Lucillo Westcii is reigning there, ami lias just otai ted iqiuiil.r fourteenth week. Sho has appeared in 1 Ol iver Twist," "The Soa of Ice," her g;id speciality or "East Lynne," and is nt pwriit appearing in her matchless impcrsonatia pf Dofta Dolores, in Sardon's great French nli tary drama, Patrit. Tho prince of American comedians, Jacph Jefferson, has just concluded n very succis fill engagement or seven weeks, at BoUi's new nnd bcautlfo! theatre, apjicaring ivcry night, as Rip Van Winkle, in Roucicult's comedy of tho saihe name. Ho is succeded by Miss Kate Batcman, who made he) first appearance last night, as "Leah," a chatictcr which sho has made solely her own. She was warmly welcomed by n crowded lwisc. At Niblo's, "Formosa," a new flvi act drama, has superseded the Lydia Thoirpson burlesque troupe. Chang, a Chincso monstrclty, nini feet high, reigns supremo at Wood's Micum. But, tho event of the season has been jic ap pearance, at the Tammany, of Englanj's ex- champion, Jem Mnce, in his Grecian Settles rr-l- ; t t- . I.. i uc minor piaccs oi amusement arc reviving their portion or patronage. icstcrday, a French rrigato arrit-d at quarantine, with several cnes of ycllov fever aboard. Tho sick wero transferred b tho hospital, when the ship was thorougliy fu migatcd and cleansed. Sho then put b sea. Wo do not anticipate tho spreading It this terrible disease. Smitr Governor Sai kord has offered a jward Tor tho arrest or tho murderer or L. Anbony Tho crime was committed at Florence Pima county. i Tiir. Upi'er Colokado. One or the bwcll exploring party has mado a rcportJrrom which wo conclude that navigating ti wa ters or tho Upper Colorado is sorter ajainst nature, nnd can't bo did. The Wilmington correspondent or tb Los Angeles Jieifstays Col. Baker, or thisblacc, is soon to take charge or the military list at w:i: . it- ! . t ... . . .1 . .iujuifciuu. iio is oeiicr posicu thji the Colonel, who, we learn, has not as yctimvlo up ins nana to leave his prescnt.post. Urkenbacks were quoted at 77c. t Sin irancisco, on the 2d inst. A Chicago despatch or Oct. 2d, fiys 19 persons wero killed and upwards or lo) sal ded by tho explosion of an engine rt (ho Indiana State Fair. 1 i ho Money for Catholics. Tho Balti more Catholic Mirror publishes thestacmcit that President Grant, when callcj tiufn lately by Father Wilson, of St. Ddninfys Church, in that city, for n contrilmtim. Plied that he "had no monoy to spare, ami If ..- wuulu po given towarus Jatho- hc objects, as during tho recent w.r tho Catholics as a body, wero rebels nil liad identified . themselves with slavery an rebel lion." Tho Mirror dermis tho Ctholics from Mr. Grant's asporsions, and callshis at tention to tho services of Sherman, Siiolds, Meagher, Rosccrans, and the numcroij Irish brigades which went down boyotl tho 4ITV" democratic majority In Calirohla, at tnn lain rliptlnn .... . .1 ;uui 1 ' i, ui, uuuui, 1U,WU. I A nkw Masonic magazine, tho Mirr. 1ml outu hi, jjan rrancisco. Tin. Boston Journal says that driinkmnerjs is just as common in tho streets of thrt city as ever, nnd that just as rrcely as when thero was no hw fc restrain llieir sain. Sitka has bixty bar-rooms aud two brewe WILLOW CREEK SAW-MUl. i torn tho lnrri-Md fwllltte. for miUng ItimW i ,. new location ofth. alve nml mill, n Ifcoiw ? L5 (It being- ,..( In tho mW.t of apwt u"u?1' u "rl&fc m en''1'd oir"r I1"-" Lumber, nt Grently Tlcducod Prices, TO 1YITI Clr Ltimlier, SI, at th . . . . ttftr ddu Oilier qunllttM, In unit prarvrtion. Trm-Ciuti on deliver jr. I. Ko!4 coin, or lu Mnluleil Cnmitltlm W, ll, life rttnwlij. I wiy t0 come with your minify and we will not quibble m i,,,, llecollett that, up to the time of tho tUrtlnr of tW. -.m on 5fr jro, you wr (fo, you had to pay from $00 to $w m u rntier you WliL JOHN A. KL'RII tho lunitier vou Uouir I'rcMotl, Auirtut 14. ie0!, QUARTZ mOUNTAiri SAW-MILL. The nltcntlon of the nubile H mll.-il m n. r. that wo have renewed facilities for the manufat All KiiulH of .Lumber, For Building purposes, and for Mills and MininK PRICES, PER THOUSAND FEET: flxt Mrrclinntable Lumber, St Mill Twenty .Hm dear Kin ' IMllvercil In towo, ten dollar addition!. Tbe an pricet will be adhered to nntlt fcUitr Imtiw T'crmt. cab on delWerr. lovablo In II. ft n.M . - iU equivalent In currency. M)VK8 Si CURTIS Preecott, Aiifpait 7, ISO. teplTCT f ORIENTAL BAKERY AND SALOON, Next door to tho Minor Office. FRESH BREAD,P1ES AND CAKES, Always on baud, GOOD HOAKD KiirntelirJ hy thm week, tiny, or meal. Oysters, Sardine?, etc., Sened In lyle, at all boun. hatza.he.vkd: Prtucott, Jannarjr 23, 18). HOOPER, WHITING & CO, Saa FrnncUco nnd Tort Ynma, California. Arizona City, Maricopa Wells, Saca ton, Sweet Water, and Camp McDowell, Arizona. YyH0LE15ALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IX General Merchandise, Forwarding and Commission Merchants. Wo -Iflh to call the Ucr.tSo of tie puMk generally, aud Meiiciu.nts, particularly, lo oar facilities for Wholesaling and Jobbing at Lint Rates. Wc keep constantly on band, at ARIZONA CITY, The Largest and Mori General Steel iJ, Qvx in the Territory, or in any one hmt south of Stin Francisco, Comprlallig ETrrj-thlnR the Country rtt qnlree. AH of our goods are either Imported dlrcrt or bought oi direct importers. M'ch riisfr itcotui hatuhi thereby savin? the San Frandiw Jobber's protit, which Is am. we ask to kim. "Live nnd Let Live," U our motto. Ourtermt are CASH, EXCLUSIVELY, and, rott cH,we are always In readiness to supply dealera, ranch eros and others, with goods, In Jobbing Iot,t TJnprecdentedly Low Prices. HOOl'EK, WHITING & CO. Arlrona City. November 20, 1607. DB m Ifc XD IV BEIlCr J. OOLDWATEB & BR0., Wholcsalo Dealers In Dry-Goods, Clotbimr, Boots, Shoe?, Grain, Groceries, Provisions, etc., !te pettfiilly rail the attenlloa of tb ruWfes to Ibe fact liat they are do lorated at tbe oew TOWN OF "EIIRENBE11G," What lliey am prernred lo recelto rorrchRmli", U tturage or IraDiportation, free of ctaf- KllRKXHRRO 1 eltnato 09 the ewl tnk of thC" riTvr. evTcii iniica www , " . . .1 . Tenlent landing on Ibe rlrer, and Ueonoeettd wtw " princjml trnriie of tho Interior bjr smA tarT r0--.., Tbo twteflu to lie derived by bipfinff P"dl ru buix are. a taring of Jit itolUrt per ten, and ) llnifof ipioil. , , loaJ I rolbt to Wlckenoarp;, loiir ceou rrom i r- All mercbandno wtiiroi to u, eltber fort"ir IramrorUitlon, will U) attoded to with core iwl oi"" Kor further particular, laqulre of CommlMlon and Forwarding AR aeplffgttf Hhrenburif. Arteg. DR. HUFELAIV'D'S CELEDRATEU Siviss Stomach Bittern I The lint and mort health 1J ever Iplrptlneod into to UDMrfSWJ is sun tno ieaain B,,wj7 ZtiitS ttils sold than of all clhei vxwa iTonica or Iillters. . . ,VtiuA For Balo to the Trade uy i,",, DKNDKL. Sole Agent. W-m ' OAHU-A few more boarders l. nrVm inoilate.! with jrKl IIoor.1, V " next dour to the itlner ofllee. t-niank Mining n.l lUell ' KlVcclul unci Cieneriil I'otver.-of-Atlotrl'J Ieed. ries tor oov inhabitants.