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SUPPLEMENT TO THE ARIZONA SENTINEL.
Volume 1. AEIZGSA CITY, YXTHA COUNTY, A. T., SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1872. pTumber 2. Published every Saturday, by C . I . M I Iff O 51 . Eubseripticto, per year $5 00 " six months... '6 00 Single Copies 25 Advertising One inch space, 1 time, $2 50; one month, $4. Con tracts, per year and quarter at re duced r ites. ' )Fees for legal advertise ments, in all cases, must be paid in advance. jjSTCurrency received at par. CiTAll orders by mail or ex press must be addressed to C. L. MINOR, Editor and Proprietor. Constitutionality of the Legal Ten der Act. A vei" important decision, af firming the constitutionality of the above named act, was render ed by the Supreme Court of the United States r. short time ago.fivc of the Judges Strong, Swayiie, Davis, Miller and Bradley favor ing this decision,and four Chase, CliffoJWField and Nelson dis- -oyAiTLQ nlo"f3ffiT5lLGo u rt was dellWiiediWticFong, and, it noLB,V affirms the constitu tionality of the legal-tender act, but overrules a previous decision, which declared that the legal tender act did net properly apply to contracts made before their enactment so that, as the law is now interpreted, greenbacks can legally be used for the payment of all debts, public and private, save those expressly excepted from their operation by acts of Congress or by special contracts of undoubt ed validity. The remarkable dis tinction between greenbacks and gold is steadily and rapidly being obliterated, so that the immediate practical effect of the decision is of comparatively small conse quence. But it will, it is said, ex ercise a beneficial and tranquiliz ing effect upon the nation by dis sipating fears of a hasty and forced return to specie payments, and by placing the popular faith in green backs upon an impregnable basis. Canine Sagacity. A Panama journal tells the story of extraor- linary canine sagacity: "When the dog wishes to cross a river where alligators abound, he gets up the stream a great way and barks with all his might; the alli gators go there and wait for his getting in to swim across. The dog knows what he is alout; when he seps from the numberof the snouts al ove water that his enemies have all gathered to the feast, he runs i down the bank as fast as he can anJ.swim across before thealli-1 nvri uo tru-K unit Perils of an Aeronaut. On Thursday, Jan. 13, the well known aeronaut, Prof. Donaldson, made another balloon ascension from Norfolk, Va., which came near terminating fatally, "When at the hight of one mile from the earth, and while performing upon the trapeze, Donaldson concluded that he would descend, and for this purpose pulled the valve cord to allow the gas to escape from the balloon. The valve did not open, and he pulled again. It still remained closed, and there being no time to lose he pulled with both hands. Again a failure, and for the third time he gave a strong, steady jerk. There was a sharp, hissing sound, as if made by the tearing of cloth, followed by arush ing noise, and he knew that the balloon had bursted. It did not collapse, however, being prevent ed from doing so by the rush oi air from beneath , but closed up at the sides. At this time the aeronaut was seated on the cross pieces above the trapeze bar. The bal loon leaned over to one side and descended with frightful velocity. During this awful period the ae ronaut's feelings may be imagined but cannot be described. He says for the first time in his life he was frightened. Inashorttime, which seemed to him an eternity, the balloon struck the branches of a tree, and went crashing through the limbs. The ropes and trapeze bars catching in the limbs, some what diminished the rapidity of the descent, but still the velocity was terrific. Crashing through the branches, the balloon fell to the ground, the aeronaut landing on his back in a heap of briers. His pants were torn, and his legs lacerated by the briers, but beyond this he escaped without injury. His escape from a frightful death is simply miraculous. Basing from his thorny couch, Donaldson, stiil cool and with nerves little shaken by his terrible mishap, took a sur vey of the situation. He had fallen on the edge of a swamp near a field five miles from Norfolk. On examining the balloon ho found a large rent extending from the top to the bottom. Boiling it up, he started for assistance, securing which, he next procured a con veyance and returned to Norfolk. 'iUIDE FOB TBAV-UljJUKfcj. A Fascinating Subject. Tt is said that Miss Susan B. Anthony ! boasts that more than forty-five thou.-aid persons have listened to ' her leiture on the "Social Evil." As this evil is one of woman's rights as well as man', we are not surprised to hear of the har monious mingling of the sexes, when this wial :i is the attrac What Advertising Did. Millaud, the banker and news paper speeulator, who died re cently in Paris, and who founded the Paris Petit Journal, which at one time had a daily circulation of nearly half a million copies, was an enthusiastic believer in the advantages of liberal advertising. One day he had at his table near ly all the proprietors of the leael- ing Paris dailies. They conversed about advertising. Millaud as serted that the most worthless ar ticles could be sold in vast quanti ties, if liberally advertised. Emil ds Girardin, of La Presse, who was present, took issue with him on the subject. "What will you bet," exclaimed Millaud, "that I cannot sell in one week, one hun dred thousand francs' worth of the most common cabbage seed und6r the pretext that it will pro duce mammoth cabbage heads? All I have to do is to advertise it at once in a whole page insertion of" the daily papers of this city." Girardin replied that he would give him a page in his paper for nothing if he should win his wa ger. The other newspaper pub lishers agreed to do the same thing. At the expiration of the 'week they inquired of Millaud how the cabbage-seed had flour ished. He .showed them his books triumphantly, and satisfied them that he had sold nearly twice as much as he promised, while or ders were still pouring in; but he said the joke must stop there, and no further orders would be filled. Exhaustless Art. Art is ex haustless, remarks McCormac, but life is short. Eminence is not to be attained without time and energy; and even after the elovo tion of a life, how rarely do we witness the union of excellencies? "When we reflect on the advan tages derivable from art, and on the applications of which it is sus ceptible to some of the best inter ests of mankind, we cannot but regret that so great a source of human happiness should not be better and more generally culti vated. With reference to music, whether in the solemn chant, the choral voices of numbers, the thrilling accents of passion, and the varied delights of instrument al harmony jpainting and statuary, whether they embody the beauty and the admirable details of the human form, or express the linea ments of thought and feeling; and architecture, whether it transform the dwelling ot the savage into j edifices of surpassing grandeur! anil magnificence they yield in-1 crenisea scope as wen as further Imrmuigss, purity and iov, tn onr Arizona City Postal Directory. Mails for California (west) close at 8 p. jtf. on Sundays and Tues--days, and 4 p. m. on Fridays. Mails for Tucson (east) close at 4 p.m. Tuesdays,Thursdays andJSat-urdays. Mails from Tucson arrive anoui; 5 p. m. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Mails for La Paz (north) close 8 a. m. Mondays,ancl arrive aboi 4 p. sr. on Saturdays. Arizona Official Directory. FEDERAL. Congressional Delegate, B. C." MeCormick Governor, A.P.K. SafTord,Tucson Territorial Sec retary,Coles Bash ford, Tucs Snp't ol Indian Affairs, Bendell, Prescott , Justice, 1st Dist., John T son .'Associate, 2d I Beavis, Arizona City; A. Tweed, Prescott. J. E. McCaffrey, 1 ITk Marshal, I. Prescottr: John Wasson, Tuei Land Office,H. A. Eastmai! cott Beceiyer, George Prescott U. S. Collector Int. Bev., Thomas Cordis, Prescott... U. S. Assessor, H. A. Bigclcj Prescott .TJ. S. Sp'l Mail A I. N. Dawley Deputy Collects af Csutoms, B. B. Kelley, Arizoi City; Jas. E. Baker. Tucson. TERRITORIAL. Att'y Gen'l, J. E. McCaffrey,Tu son Treasurer, John B. AlJei Tucson Auditor, C. H. Lojd " Adj'tGen'l. Samuel Hugi Tucson. Yuma County. Probate Judge, Thos J Bidw( Dist Att'y, Clarence Grai Sheriff, George Tym Clerk Dist. Court, John W. DJ rington Becorder, J. S. Treasurer, J. Al. Br MartiriJ TO Justices ij ranK, x. juzf Arizona City Mayor, A J Finlay... men, Win B Larkin, J1 Hall Hanlon, J M Bedondo Police Judge, 11. B. Kelley City Marshal, O F Townsene City Attorney, C. W. OBoj COLOBADO STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S S. S. b "Newbern" leaves San Frl for the Moath of the CI Biver about the -15th 1 month, connecting with! steamers for points along til Freignt delivered at YumaJ days from San Francisco. nor passenger accommofi Agencies of the companJ Front st., ban lranciscOi ma and Ehrenherg, I. POLHj SprM irnHH JJflOM t tive foraM-f IS. Y. ("i:;?i: 5yl