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THE AlllZOXA MINER.
PRESCOTT, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 18C4. "Tho Gold of that Laud is good.' T. A. HAND, Publisher. JfXAl&S A.T LAST. At last we luive something tangible-regarding mail service in our long neglected Territory. The Santa Fe papers contain tho official adver- tmnt tn nnrrv ft weekly mail irom Albuquerque to Prescott, by the 35th par allol, the Whipple route. . It is in these word with additional details : PosTomcK Depautmbnt, Aucust 10, 1861. f .... . i i m r SWOMWrASSE. 1 Wth H'roops will bo furnished at tho earliest poss.bl. of November next, (to oe uociueu uj-mu nmt; "" momont. ana ine uenenu la wuuuuui muu Will Judgo Baca and tho editor of the New Mexico presb remember thatwohnvo the Apache to contend with, the worst Indian upon tho Pn ciGc slope 1 Will they add to our cares and troublos by foisting upon U3 six or eight thous and savages who havo no moro claim upon Our attention than thoso of Idaho or Dalcotah ? 11 tho Dosquo Kedondo bo not ft good locality, let the Navajo bo taken elsewhere in New Mexico, but not brought to Arizona. Tho proposition is not only audacious bat unjust in tho extromc, and will meet tho universal opposition of our peoplo. TO BE RENEWED. General Carleton writes that supplies are pro vided at Tubac and at Forts ttowiu and Good- win for another campaign against the Apaches does not at present,; who that has a Nuluuble miue will care for it, and who that has a poor mine wishes to spend a dollar upon it under any circumstances ? It sounds strange to hear mon who expect to realize fortunes Irom their mines, objecting to perfecting titles to tho same at a co3t less (and to bo less for tho next three years.) than their weekly outlay for tobacco and toddiea. Let us be careful how we strain at gnats and swallow camels. rnnvAvinrr the United States mails in the ' crritory of Arizona from the 1st of January, 1S05, or as soon ftor na tirsiRticutilc. to the 30th of Juue, 1806 on the route and by the schedule of departures and nrrtvnl fnl OW1UE. VIZ 14466 From Albuquerque, (New Mexico,) by Atns- Wincate, Covero, Agua Fria, zmni. jucoo s rn Port. Well. (Arizona.) Leroux Springs, and Woolsey's Ranch, to Prericott, 450 miles and back, once a week. Leave Albnquerque Sunday at il m ; Arrive at Prescott in 6 days by 12 m ; Lnnvc Prescott Thursday at 12 m : Arrive at Albuquerque in C days by 12 m will briii" tho mountain robbers and ussassins to a reservation when he cots aftor them w a . . . l a . . again, in a letter to tuc secretary no Huya -. "Thank God 1 1 havo gotten over 8,000 of tho Navajos oft the road to Arizoua, and placed them as a barrier between New Mexico and tho Indi ana of tho nlains. One vear more, and with God's blessing, wo will either subjugate or sent to happy hunting grounds tue Apacnes oi Ari zona. Thev aro very much frightened, and have We are authorized by tho Postmaster brenerai broken up into small bands, aud many have Ilet at length in his bf mi a. L mm. t l A ,1 ,l Un 1 r. i Mv- v - - Die. me comraci win-10 "uaiui;u ujr tuo l .u , , , , ,. , -p. , Anfltloa w5ii Bnnnnmu of tho present month. We caro not who gets it just n0Wf rrom tne mustering out of troops, my if the service be promptly and taithiuny per hands aro tied ; but I have abked tor two thous formed. aud good men : if I get them, and all you Anzo ...tn u ,u:,i tUnt ti.nrn ;a n ormr in ihr uiaus must help, you will soon have an end to lit win uu wuwv;cu iuuu luciu " w... i ... i , arrangement of the points upon the route. It ; to place tho advertisement in our columns, but into tfonora and -hihuahua. Wo have- u tho authority camo at too late a day to be avail got 1(J W; Ho fell like a Roman, i. ' " ..... . nvfil mmm .una. (InrdiRPS now hole flnuhtlesa is .the intention to have the mail car- ripfl from Letoux's fork, of the Little Colorado or thereabouts, by the Chavez cut off, via Wool 8ey's Ranch, to Prescott, and not by Leroux's spring which is at tho foot of the San Francisco mountain, on the old (Pishon) road. With twelve relays, which wo learn is the num ber to be allowed, the service can readily be per formed within the six days named, and we shall t;nn' out with ono hundred in tho White mountains men, irom iort and Mocollons. Col. Rice's iournal I send you lie had to come away too soon, to bo mustered out : but the operations havo only intermitte they havo not ceased, nor will they until the work is eflectually done. 13ut 1 must nave troops That is a point that you, aud the Govoruor, and the Legislature, must insi3t upon. Yes, we muat havo troops, and every effort should be mado to get them. We hope Colonel The Laws. A letter from Major General Ileintzelman, of the United States Army, cover- ng his subscription to tho Miner, which we have U3t received, has tho tollowing : I coneratuluto you upon tho successful estab lishment of a Territorial government, and tlm seloction of so beautiful a site for tho capital. You havo giveu it a most appropriate name. Having spent some time in Arizoua when all nower centred in mo revolver auu uowio-huuu, can appreciate the advantages ol a government. of law. Tho friends of Arizona, wherever they may be. must rejoico to know that law and order prevail here. Tho enactments of the Legislature, of which we to-day begin tho publication, will com pare favorably with thoso of any Stato or Terri tory, and they will be lived up to. In their execution, our officials will remember, as was suggested in tho initial number of the Minkk, that Wo havo a heterogeneous population, made up from every quarter of the continent That men of all politics are here assembled, not as politicians, but as explorers and dettlers, to whom the regulation and development of the Territory are matters of far more concern than the success of one partizau or another. We doubt if there ever was a people moro dosirous to live in harmony, ami to cordially co-operate for the common benefit. bo put within quick and satisfactory commuuica- poston will omit no opportunity to urge the mat- tion with our friends upon the Rio Grande, ter upon tho War Department. The General is Moreover we shall, (if peace is made with the evidently in earnest, and ho should be promptly Indians upon the plains,) be m receipt of news QDd powerfully backed. With his well timed ex from Colorado and the stat$3 in much less time ertiona, if ho have a sufficiency of men, and than hitherto. With proper connections we those of the Rungera authorized by the Legisla- Bhould have tho Denver papers, with New York Uure, short work may be made of the Apaches. end Sau Francisco telegrams of the previous day, q0(j flpee(i every movement to that end WllUlu iweivu tu luuiiecu uuyn. iino win give us new life, and be ot vast consequence to our remote Territory. Elsewhere we reprint an ar ticle from the Santa Fe Gazette showing the im portance of tho new route as a beginning of an overland mail from tho Atlantic to tho Pacific, over the 35th parallel. Should service be put upon the route from L03 Angeles, via Fort Mo have, or .that irom l.os Angeies, via La raz, to Prescott, both of which routes we understand to THE MIXING LAW. Tho Mining Law, passed by the Legislature, has been printed in pamphlet form and is for sale at tho Miner ofhee. Every prospector, owner and worker of mines should carefully pe ruse it. It goes into effect on the first of Jan nary ensuing, and while we are not prepared to call it a perfect law, we can but believe it to bo Much satisfaction is expressed over the defeat of DnJLieb, in quarters where he is best known. The following is from the Santa Fe Gazette : Lieb Defeated : Tho voters of Arizona have done a noble act iu defeating Lieb, the political mountebank, who had tho impudence to set him- sell belore them as a can dm to for Deiseutu m Congress. An impostor of tho most arrant kitd he moves from community to commttutty, nuikh.g pretensions of the moat lolty character, plau himseu upon the people ae & public paupiu aiJ thus lives as long as the different curnumniUae will subsist him. It was thus with him in IsV Mexico. He lived hero as Jong ta he could h his peculiar method aud finally wcut to Arijso&a as a chanty patient. i i i. . i i i il . v imnur uo, win go irom .Arizona, ins race having been run there, cannot be imagined at tho 1 Ft" present, wriung. jlio is represented as being com pletely run down at the heel, without friends, and of course, destitute of the meuns of obtainiw' a support, all looking upon him with that pitiless unconcern which usually marks tho conduct o the public towards the triby of unworthy preten , . ' .. . , . , . a good beginning. Its provisions are generally havo been authorized by Congress, we shall have b ... D. , t i Xllj llutriul, u'JU l la ouutvbuunujjo uiu auou ui can readily be overcome by future Legislation. a through lino possessing such marked advanta ges over any yet established that its permanency -'and popularity can hardly be a matter of question. THE NAVAJOS. ,.' There is an effort in New Mexico to have the - Navajos removed from the Bosque Redondo and placed upon tbo Colorado Cbiquiio, in this Ter ritory. We are not surprised that the New Mexican, which will not see anything good in the plans of General Carleton, should advocate this mnnonm Knf ron fi rti fimnfiil t.hfit. nnr frinnri .Tnhn. uicuouiu, uuu - I . . Al :4i:i. .... -r .1.. xt. xt: 00, ...h l,nn IU,J ry, QUI llio cuuuuuan wuuw uiu.d w fc - ' 1.1. it. . n . n.UUnMitlt At hinhnnt Inlit liiai Hie oyouum uuu uutuuwijr ui uu uigticai iu of tho Territory, or State, shall protect his invest menta. lie lacks confidence in the permanency We hear dissatislaction expressed m some quartera that tho Legislature took any action in reference to the mines. Surely the persons who entertain such an opinion cannot desire to sell their mines at remunerative rates, or to secure machinery without deluy, or else they must have forgotten the proverbial timidity of capital. If we would make our mines valuable and saleable we must throw every safe-guard about the titles to them. To us tho mining districts, and the records kept therein, may seem all that is necessa He demands hard sense, should favor it. Some months since we took him to task for pronouncing tho Nava jos an Arizona Indian, but we regret that our re buke was in vain. He still harps upon tho ab- n.,t!nn nml in (1 Info tQStlft minfpCl nntirftV. ingly from . letter of Probata Judgo Baca, of "b AesUoeii ,n a """" Miguel eountv. wio exclaims: w.o iuiSU iiL'iiii-JU aiiUTCS tU WlIlCU til UU- longs. San Miguel county, w;io ' Let him (the Navajo) be located on tbo Col orado Chiquito, or some nuitable place in Arizo na Territory in hiB own country, where abund ance of fine lands are to bo found, with an in oxhau3tible supply of wood and grazing resour ces that the Pecoa river do3 not afford ; aud settled in their own country they will havo no ouo to molest or disturb them." Overlooking tho bad English of this quotation, we protest against its assertions. The iVavnjo is not an Arizona Tndian, aud tho proposition to . place him upon tho Colorado Chiquito is us cool as tho winds which blow from tho Sun Fruncis co mountain, at this season. To locate a New Mexican Indian iu our Territory (not lavishly supplied with tillable lands), and that on tho great highway from the Rio Grando to tho pa cific, would be an act of gross injustice, to which mtx popl wonfd not quietly submit. of the records for which no bonded official is re sponsible, and which kept at exposed points, Ho may have confidence in the present Recorders, as wo have, but he does not know who is to succeed them. He may find his title perfect here, but he wants it perfect in New York and in San Francisco. If wo would raise tho price of our feet from tho paltry rates which they now command ; if wo would open and work our mines, without which they are useless to ua ; if wo would push tho country ahead and mako it rival Washoe and Esmeralda, we must havo a clean record and avoid the shoala and quicksands, the annoying irrogularities and tho costly litigation thero exist ing. Who is thero that to perfect tbo title to his mino.and placo the record beyond all hazard for all time, will begrudge any duty or outlay im posed by this new law. Suppose it does cost a trifle moro than hitherto to record the papers ; su'ppose;(it r do.esrequiroa llttlo' ' more work upon the lodu'thnn nndor thi district kwi, (which it The Legislature adjourned on the 10th in stant having been in session forty-threo days Tho members were most of them inexperienced and Btrangers to each other, but they met iu proper spirit and thero was but little time wasted and few if any foolish acts will blot tho record of their proceedings. The death of Mr. JackBon gavo the frieuds of Prescott a majority of ono in the House, but the tie iu the Council prevented the admission of Col. Eakins, and tho permanent location of the capital hero. Tho uext Legisla ture will meet in December, 18G5, at such place ns thq Governor may designato. Tho election will be he'd in September. We had hoped to publish a full.list of the acts passed in this issue but mu3t defer it, us also a letter from tho Governor to the members con gratulating them on their labors. I'KIVHISTORIC IISTOMS. Editor ok Arizona Minkh. .Sir v I havo, lately come into possesion of some very rare and! musty Aztec cliionicles, which seem to have wholly escaped tho research of Prescott, Wilson, and other historians. I have been impressed by the descriptions given in thoso venerable docu rnents of tho manner in which tho pro-historic legislator of Arizona wooed and won his better half, and of tho quaint way in which his friends celebrated tho completion of hia mptials. It wna the custdih of the legislative assetublies only to olect.a chairman who would ngreo toourt and inarry g young; Tirgin of tho town in which tho aiigiistbody held its sessions, provided su-i vir gin could be found, which was not nlwayi tigj case. To this emV; tho dignilieil legislatorial permitted to roam about of nights, and make lJ0 acquaintance of4 parents who had mariiageab daughters. If he could find tho old folks ni their camp fires jts.addod a romance to the oc casion which Was much enjoyed by tho people. Often tho interviews were many before tho fair virgin was introduced, and she was never brought forth until it had been clearly fixed that there ex- isted a difference of nt least forty years between her age and that of her distinguished wooer. his fact satisfactorily settled, tho negotiations negan, and though carried on stealthily, it was but a little while ere they were consnmmated by the kind offices of an official of like rank with the alcaldes or iustices of tho near of this latter day. Great caro was taken by the newly married to hava tho towna- olk only learn of their union as by acci dent. This was nrobablv done' to 'nrevent. if possible, the attentions suro to bo bestowed up on them the evening after their marriago, which attentions were not only cordial but vociferous ud extraordinary. It was the custom for all classes of tho peoplo to provide themselves with strnncre and inharmonious instruments with which a flood of noise, by no means melodious o tho ear, was poured upon the happy pair, when they wore fairly locked in each others arms. sturdy Judgo led the serenading party, bearing a hu''e niece of sheet iron, unon which he bent nost lustily with a crooked club. The Secreta ry of the realm whipped a bar of steel with mar vellous vigor, and it is recorded that on some oc casions the Governor did not hesitate to drum continuously upon a tin pan. albeit he lay con cealed in an adjoining thicket. It i3 written that ho military authorities did often unite with thp civil, m the clamor, and that the commandant of ho nearest pust contributed liberally of hi men, i each provided with an "uncouth iuatmineut where- n by to augment the dm. uhiiH the takle cuu Unuesroom kant eileiKP the serenade continued, but upon an jodicnth-n cf their deslro to coromnnieftts with their f: $;;; whp ft?r thii time thy woro permitted, by com mon eonaent. to atvla " tin; Barbarians." tho uproar ceft&ed. and .the leader, with a select frw, entered the bridal' cbtrobar and ahook hanUs with tho groom, and kissed the. bride. So great 1. .1 ' 1 1. . L . t . P .1 . t uuu ine not ooen mat not unirequimtiy ton lair bride was found sobbing and pautui"; with fritrht- Tl is was the case when she was vet vounc and innocent of the wavs of the world. But upon n proper reception from the groom, the Barbarians went their way to the nearest inn, and took their ease at hia expense. If, however, he received them harshly or in petulance, they renewed their direord, making noises truly hellish, n&ti often hurling huge rock3 upon the roof under wind: the pair were vainly essaying to taste the bliss o! conjugal life. Further, the Barbarians, vexed aud wroth, would rango tho town aud burst the doors of tho shops, especially those wherein drams were sold, for which the Barbarians had a generous appetito. The conclusion which I would deduco for th readers of tho Miner from these ancient customs detailed iu tho old manuscripts, which I have deposited with tho Arizona Historical Society h that tho pro-histnnc legislator of Arizona, if he found it well to capture a virgin, also found it well to receive with equanimity the attentions of his friends ; otherwise, his head, whether of the dolichocephalic or scratchydolicbocephalic type, was likely to be broken, and much ill humor was bred in the town. A ;m- Pre - UisTonic. The thicket, near tho Blacksmith-shop, Prescott, November 17, 18G4. Shafts aro being sunk upon tho M'Dougal lode in the IJasaayampa District, upon tbo Good, win lode in the Turkey Creek District, and upon several others in which tho rock is of a highly promising character. What is aow needed is machinery and we aro glad to learn of several mills being upon' the road. Thero is no longer any doubt as to tho great merit of the mines. PnospERiNo. Tho Santa Pe Gazette and New Mexico PresB (Albuquerque) come to us newly attired and greatly improved in typographical appearance. We hardly knew our old friends, especially the Press, which is enlarged, as it should have been long uince, and is now the Bize of tho Miner. We congratulate our Rio Grando contemporaries upon tho evident prosper! ty with which they aro blessed. They merit success, and we hope they may realize it to tho utmost extent. When our mail is started we shall expect to receive tho Gazette and ihe Press with epeed and regularity. Haeten the dy. NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS.! The Stockh6ldera of tho Haulapni Smelting Mining audAssaying Company, are hereby! nn tififtri thafck Wentinrr will ho held in Prt'SCOttl i. Tk 1 l?f' T- ft rilll,f.lr,r thu 1C! lot, nf rinnamlur' I t.KA frit, llin TWirnnRf flf mtB' pleting 'thCorganization or said company. ;A't ; .E. J. Cook, V Corporators v-;' Jfete: t. rioos, ) PnswottsNovernber it, Wbi. QTJA11TZ MOUNTAIN MILL. fTiiDi Himrf'. Mountain Aim is now in cuis 1 Ml V.UWI . - ' - - - - - - nrilnx nml tlin nrnnrintirfl flle IllUiili lUillllllt, v. r..w i "'lv" -w " ... i. - ... i -i. t.i- i wi i tifiii nm quantity, unu ui ruuauuauiu ruuya. u " deliver lumber at rrescott, or vipimiy. A. O. NOYES, i GEORGE LOUNT. 1 1 Prescott, Nov. 22,18G4.. 16 tr