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- -- - - .1 - - " Tisdale A. Hand, " The Gold of that Land is good." Publisher. VOLUME I. PRBSCOTT, AKIZONA, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24, 1864. NUMBER 11. , sm , ivan THE ARIZONA MINER. 1 A. II'AtVJ), Publisher. SUBSCRIPTION Payable in advance, without exception.-- For one year - $6,00 For lx mofttiis .... - - -.. 8,t)0 For thrae toontbs 10 Singly copies . ,10 ADVIBHTISINU i A Hrmarn pnimla fin Vmoa nf fhfa lpf.fr. Ono square or less, one insertion, $2,00. Rich subsequent 1 mouths, 0,00. For sis months, $10,00. For one lyear 15,00 unci at the same rates for larger quantities MINING LAWS. TURKEY CREEK DISTRICT. At a meeting of tho claim holders of the Tur ti rt r .. f-v L I1 .... iKoy ureeiv uuartz .uimng jjisinct, neiu .augus 10th, 18G4, Charles Taylor was chosen President 0th, 18G4, (Jharles Taylor was chosen President nd W. C. Collier Secretary. On motion it was oted that all of the old code of laws after the word " ut " in the third clause of the first article io repealed, and tho following laws be adopted n thoir stead, to bo in force from and after their passage : Article 1. I his district shall be known as ho Turkey Crnok District, and shall be bounded fas follows : Commencing at the high point of ocks at the head of Lynx, Bigbug, Turkey, and Hassayampa Creeks, and from thence to and ilong the divide that separates tho waters of - ignuir and I urkey creeks, to tho Agua Pria. ind down the Agua Fria to n point east of the 'inc .Mountain, in a southerly direction from the omt of bogir.oing, and from thence west to tho nmmif. nf tho tlmdo tbfit sonnmtfts tho. ivni.nra lint flow inLnTm&nv (Jrook frnm tho snnth-wost. ... ft . ji . urn 11100 01 otuer crtey vo me soutn una wct, heme ulong divid to the head of Cement 1 mt, and irom thence along the northern edgo l said lint to the divide that soparatea tho waters f the main Ha3&avamna and that nf tho oust fork of tho same, and thence along said divide to he placo of beginning. M 'l. Tho olhcer ol the district shall be a Recor der, to bo elected by the claim holders of the guistrict, and at stated elections, as hereinafter firovided. lie shall hold his office ono year from ho time of his election and qualification. e. 3. It shall be the dutv of tho Ttennrdpr fn ceep in a suitable book or books, a full record of 1E.11 t.l! L l 1 . 1 l ... hu puuuu muuuuga, iu iiiucju uu rucoru au nonces R)f claims brought to him for that nnrnnao. ro- lordiug the same in order of their date ; to record ill transfers, bills of sale, and deeds : to keep on Bio all original papers in his office until :alled for, and to call meetings for elections and tner ousinesB ot tuo districts, by posting notices ( the samo as hereinafter provided. It shall be he duty of the recorder to keep his books of flico open at all time3 for the inspection of the mblic ; ho shall also have the power to appoint deputy to act in his stead, for whoso official cts ho shall be hold rospousible. 4. All examinations of tho records must bo ade in presence of tho Recorder or his deputy. t fit 4 f a 1 T-fc 1 1111 o. j. no ices oi mo ltocoruer snail ue as tol- lows : for recording ono claim ho shall receive hn sain of one dollar, for transfer doeds, or bills )f ghlo.one dollar, for each cfcrtiflcaU of owner ihp ho shall receive one dollar. 6. "Each claim shall bo throe Imndml feet on he 1 do. on a level, including all the dins, spurs, Df''"- and variations of the same, with one buu Irpd and fiftv feet on annh aidn nf tlui fndo. and fb'luv'irinr ail its dins, anplps and v&riatinns. and ft . T 4 f O .. P d the minerals contained within thu &amo ono IK mndred and Ofty feet, (including all Bpure or sn larts of spurs of tho same lode,) shall be consid ired as claimed by and belonging to tho locator w )r locators of said main lode, and part and parcel J? )f tho samo lodo. 7. In locating a claim or claims notices mast li jo posted in ono or mora conspicuous placo or aid direction from discovery claim, or stato the lumber of feet claimed and direction from a iven point, at which point there must bo a mon ment erected, or a stake driven, or state what :1mm If inina. nnd nlnn tr'ivn ifin nnmn nf tlm laimanfc or claimants, and tho date of the Ioca- ion of tho samo. 8 All chums shall bo recorded within siztv i'V'rom ine uaio or iocaiion, ana preaentftiion )f Said plnim noting to tho ilaxwAop itutoihr nth his fees for recordincr. tho samo shall be fcOUivalonf. tn a rnn.nnl nf tho Anmn Tho t!m nf JI.'O ttf ceptanqe shall ba endorsoU on the fanok of ! - p uwwuu, nua an emims not rocoraeu in uio PQ tmd manqer borolubeforq epecificd, shall bo considered virtually abandonod, and subject to ro-Iocation. 8. Any citizen of Arizona, minor or heir, may uoia any amount oi claims by purchase, and one oy location, on oncii vein or lodo, ana the discov tiror of a lodo shall be ontitlet! to one additiona oiun ifor discovtry. 10. An election shall bo held on tho third t x ! r . oBuuraay in June ol oach year, lor the purpose oi eiocung a Kecorder. Tho election shall be held at a placo within the district to be desig nated by public notices of tho Recorder, posted ten days before tho election, said nnt.ir.fis in no posted in three public places within the district. tu case uio itecorder laws to post notices as above stated m the nronor time, anv tnn nlaim holders may call an election by posting notices in i-wu Duiuuujuuuur , uuu may aiso cau an election w uu vncancies in tne same manner 11. Anv nerson to bo a lotm! voter, must-. n claim holder in this district, but no vote ahall bo cast oy proxy. 12. A certificate of ownership must bo de manded within six months from tho date of t.h record of the notice, claiming the ground for wuiun eaiu ceruncaio is demanded. Hut no tier- son shall bo entitled to a certificate until he or she shall have been on the lode and claimed his or her location, in nerson. No ono Hlmll hnvo right to demand a certificate until the oxniration of twenty days after the notice shall have been recorded lor wnicu said certificate is demanded. But if a certificate is not demanded in tho time and inanuer as hereinbefore specified, his or her right then to demand a certificate shall be con sidered as forfeited, and the around so claimed subject to re-location by any other person ; pro vided, that sickness, inability, unavoidable acci dents,' or detention in tho service or armies of ho United States has made it iinnhRth!n fhr them to comply with the provisions of this law. thr shall retain tho riirht to demand and ohfjiin a (vrttfkate within a reasonable timo after their inability has been removed. Any certificate ille gally or fraudulently obtained may bo Invalli- dated bv a miner's moetino- called for tlm mir- - Cj T' ' pose, and a certnicate granted to tuo legal claim ant, uio itecorder is enjoined Irom granting anv Dcrson a certificate until thov will havn mm. J - -wr w . plied with the letter and spirit of the law3 of the district, wtien a certiucate shall have been le gally acquired the titlo so granted shall bo irre vocable by any subsequent action of miners' meetings. 13. All disnuttiS relative to tho ownnrshin nf ground, claimed under tho laws of this district, l. 1. r iri'j i. . i muai uu bubuuu uuiuru a uuiLiuuaiu can ue de manded. Either party to a dispute may call a minor's meetiner. and bv aivintr the other nartins o cj I notice of the fact ten dava nrevious to tho mint ing, tho decision of said meeting shall be final. 14. All called meetings of the voters of the district must bo done by posting notices (signed bv ten iilaim holders of the district in thrnn onn. spicuous places in the district, stating the object for which said meeting is called, and said meet ing shall not have any power to transact any other business except such as was named in the posted notices, caning said meetiug. 15. Discoverers shall have the right to locate he discovery claim on any part of the lode, pro vided that they locate it before any other claims have been located. All claims must be num bered from the discovery claim. 16. 'J head laws may bo amended or ropcaled, . .... ii .i .... .. ..1.- oy u tWO-tmm VOto ut uu mj vuveto pteaeuv i e meeting of tho miner that shall have been called for that purpose, provided, that twenty votera be in attendance and vote. 17. Thoao laws shall not interfere with any rights acquired undor the old laws. TlS. Tho recorder shall act as Secretary at all minors' meetings, if present. The voters may elect a President pro torn. OliAS. TAYLOR, Recorder. corder shall bo ontitled to receive for each claim presented to lum lor record tho sura of one dol iar, uno tor eacn additional name in eaid claim uio sum oi my cents, to bo paid on presentation of aatd claim for rocnnL Tha hoAt - . - " mwiio vi IklvUiU and transfer to m opon to tho inspection of any person lften.JJ- entalod to examino thn nmft tin. on paying the sum of ono dollar to said recorder, uu jbw. ao uookb to be taken out of the office, uuu uiuBi, not do marred ordBiaceu. IIV-T,AW. Section 1. Thia di -.mum ta uiu uerro uoiorado Alining District, to extond 12 mi ea east, 12 miles west, 12 miles north, and 12 mile8 80Uth. from said CWrn flnlnrniln tnin 1 II L HI UI1I1V) UUU shall bo Z4: miles square. 2. Each disCOVfiror nf n minn nlinll ha nf:H,l to a discovery share of 300 feet, in addition to his share of 300 feet, and each member to a share of 300 feet, in each claim, not to exceed in any one claim 5,000 feet. Tho discoverv olaim tn hp exempt from assessment and sale except by tho written consent of tho said discovery claimant. 3. A discoverv and location shall ho ontitlnd tO ISO daVS from tho ilntn nf rnonr-A nf such claim, to enable him or them to provide the uuctioeury 1,001s, provisions, etc., to commence op erations, and thirtv additional rlnva the legal requirements of tho laws of tho United Cl.i l.t . -slums, ana tne laws and regulations of this district. 4. It shall bo tho dnt.v nf claimant to perform the following amount of la bor within the nrppp.rihful timn nnrl aiv Intra wl ditional labor for each and cvory claimant, viz : to sink a shaft or tunnel thirty feet, exclusive of said six days labor for ouch claimant. Tf tho above Conditions nn nerforrnod. tho nlmmnnf may hold said claim without anv sdditinnAl lahr.r or exponsel by rocofling a notice with said dis trict recorder, for nine months from data ?f such record of intentions, and to suspend oporatton3 ur sum term oi nine montns. 5. After the exniration of the Raid nino mnnf.Tia if operations aro not aommnnrWI. tlm cni, wwp MMAU W Ml Ui shall be considered abandonod and open for loca- G. Each claim shall be ontiflod te fli roo linn. dred feet on each side of the vein or ledge, with all dips, spurs, ancles, and nrivilerros. usnnllv granted to mining claimants. i- a. meeting oi the district can be called at any time after the expiration of thirty days from lust meeiing oy tuo written notice ol tivo mem bers, posted one at tho reinrdor'K nfiW nno nf Arevaca, and one at Sonnho. Giving ten dnva notice of such meeting. c. uie above by-laws to remain in form until revised or altered by a two-third vote of a rezu- ar meeting, especially called for that purpose. 9. Each claimant shall nn3fc a nntino of hin or their discoverv at the nlace of location, with ihn names of all tho claimants written thereon at the timo of location, with date thereof, whinh nnfirn shall remain in form for ten days, at tho expira tion of which timo, it must bo recorded or con sidered abandoned. Xo claim shall bo consid ered perfected until recorded. AVAL SIM, Chairman. John A. AIaiiok, Secretary. CERRO COLORADO IISTRIT At a meeting held this 23d day of April, a. d. 18G4, at the office of tho Director of the Cerro Colorado Mines, tho following by-laws and regu lations were adopted by tho resident miners present : PREAMBLE. Tho object of this meeting is to establish a Mining District, to bo known as tho District of Cerro Colorado, and to elect by ballot, in the usual form, a Recorder, whoso duty it shall bo to keep an office open from twelve to one o'clock of ench day of the week, (Sundays excepted) and to keep in eaid office a book of record of all mining claims presented to him for record, like wise all mortgages, trauslors, deeds and convey ances, and all other matters. pertaining to saKl olficoof Bistriot Wining Recortlcr Tho eaid ro- AnRAITAM LiN'COLV is a servant who has hoon most oeveraly t"tad, and found to be abundantly cutuptjwjut. tny uiarnm unrr wucn no innsT necessarily lea eo much difficult work unfin ished?. Oolleflc . and books, and ordinary lift straggles, but partifllly develop and edocat! Gor.. Tho price of gold in feha New Torfe rnnrkct 4 a pure fiction, arrange! by speculator to klfr tnsir own eelnsh nurnnq. Traif qitqqu, m communication with rebelB at Rich - mond, concert U brfnff the finnnnffil nilA.nfrii government into disrepute. Togsthor th9y mk trt rnlrt flirt A. rr . V ,uo uiuuvuiry aimirs t tho country. Up to this tirno favorod h h auventurorsther hnvn haa f t i Jio end of this morcenary and most detestable policy, on tho part of is, wo trust, near at hand. The rono t.iw havo pu led, is stretched to its utmost limit. and it re quires some weariness te encircling their own necks. .a.n example has recently been made in New York, and the late case of nmnitnno;,.,, of defrauding the government, and sentenced to ten years imprisonment nfe Wrl uu as a useful monition to that class of people who . j .v,.w wwuu umii uuuuiry, tueir gov- ....v, uumi uiuiui uuilBaLinns. or. norhnna their Bocial reputation, When the war is ovar, it will bo found that ill gotten wealth will not al ways be a support to distinction. The business of tho conntrr lino imnn fnn mllated and overdone, through the efforts of these reckless and unnrinninlerl anhnmnrs ni thoir reign is nearly over. In tho ordinary course of events, unless Borne great disaster befall oar arms, tho currents of trado will fall ; inary channelstreasury notes will appreciate uuwuius tueir par vame, and the reign ot prosper ity again dawn upon us. There is no doubt that extravagance hag been far too common for timea Of Wnrnnrl nnhlir. Mnjnl In wine3 and liauora cia-M anA tnhA, t line boots and decant broadrl .!,h rAronf;,,, ,. silks, and all the fiourishe3 of female di. thore has been a most fearful exhibition ol n r esansssfrom one end of the.country to tic? er. ihere must be an end tn mix if r, ,. ' - ' l W T . i l - rrt rrr fiiA 4-.. 1 a. 1- .. :,uohj -" uwwbiuws uua me requirementT1 c ' n patriotic consideration for the public go nJ Economy should rule the future, if we would a.u tain the financial efibrts of the administration' to end tho rebellion and conclude the war in tri umph. The price of gold, we shall soon see, will take a downward turn, and the legal currency, stantj asf it ought, more nearly tho representative of valna !B OUr hnsinPSa fmnsnnfinna r .-vl .., ElZ" aro satisfied, aro bound to take the samo pldoo1 on this coast that they now hold in the Athuiftg States, and when that day come3 a new impetus will bo given to onr business and prosperity;, Carson (Nevada) Independent. Btpop.tai;t Lkgai Tender Deoisiok.--A vorj important case was decided in the District Cout6 of Philadelphia. The defendant in the case had1 ngreed to pay a yearly ground rent of Shifts " lawful silver money of the United Statea,'oaciS: dollar weighing seventeen ponny-weighta sad sbc grains at least." When tho rent became dun the defendant tendered the amonnr. in TTnit.1 sJtat Treasury noto3, which defendant refused U m- ceivo, demanding silver dollars. Suit wfii brought, and tho defendant pleaded tender a aforesaid. To this plea tho plaintiff filed a renH- cation, averring that tho defendant did notteader in silver dollars, etc.. but in nromissorv nnt r j paper monov of tho United States, of nomhiai rvamo of 2of but w per cent. Te6sxcilau'c " VRlno. ro this tne dotbndant filed a $nc .... (nurrer, avorring tlmt the pf omiseory u u tendered wr lawful monavof the Unildfi - I r- j - - - - x mtow , nuuoivu nw wiiiui uiWUIit U( WIS VUtlOU men. But thr e vears of administrative ?rk and !aa! tenHor Jn nnvmnkr.c di Anu ..... . i o . - - . . Ct "" and paramount rwputwibility, VHtv thsa sramt by Lincoln sinso the 4th of March, 1B61, aro a life-time in vie a of their anfokling and invigor" ating influences. Jf we have adequate roason to believe that any other man will sorvo us better in the Presidency, let us by all means select him. But what othor living American has attended such a school as has Lincoln ? It appears from official documents in the State Department, that during tho year ending with Decembor, nearly 200,000 omigrants arrived in tho United States. Of these 4,587 landed in Maine, 2 in Now Hampshire, 9,030 in Massachu setts, 40 iu Rhodo Island, nearly 173,000 in Now York, 115 in New .Tersoy, 3.088 in Pennsylvania, 1,170 in Maryland, 140 in Florida, 7,400 in Cal- norma, anu vox in uregon. At a woman's rights convention in New York, absolution was reported and- laid-over for the Utfx.fc meeting, that, if jtwtieo was not dono fully to tho ladlqgt, nd, tbat pretty ao'on, they would stop tho population of this country. nmirt mnditrad its ini.M,,Ar.t. thnt i.ha..i notes are logsl tondtr. and should havl ceived in payment of the rent, and ti special agreement was of no avail. Lady Mary Woktly Moktaque. tho wit and beautv. made the most Knrrnpi.rr nlir vation that was ever published about her own sex. "It goes far," said my lady. ' to reconiiltf me to being a woman, when I reflect that 1 em thus in no danger of marrying one 1" "What it a man said that? But see how another lady, the unhappy Countess of Lnnsfelt, inverted the mix timent, and turned tho satire into tho most df!i cato and generous compliments. "I never bo hold a beautiful woman," said Lola $1 oottw. ;jj one of her lectures, but I full in lovo with bri myself, and wish I were a man that I might mar- . .-, The Great Barrington. ConriQr,-refers 1" Tups lino, " A babe w the Wsafc Bprin of pleaBure, aay f f ' & get iroter from tho pump.'