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The Arizona sentinel. [volume] (Arizona City [Yuma], Yuma County, A.T. [Ariz.]) 1872-1911, June 29, 1872, Image 3

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Saturday, June 29, 1S72.
Our Agents.
The following named persons
are authorized to receive and re
ceipt for subscriptions to the Sen
tinel. Our terms are $5 a year;
6 months. $3,currency, in advance.
Schneider, Grierson & Co., Ari
zona City and San Diego.
J. S. Mansfeld, Tuscon.
S. Todd, Hardyville.
W. T. Hall, Mineral Park.
J. W. Stwart, Ehrenberg.
Bean & Co., 410 Montgomery
st., San Francisco.
Geo.P.Rowell & Co., New York
For Sheriff.
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for the office of SHER
IFF of the County of Yuma, at the
approaching November election.
Fast Trip. The steamer Coco-
pah, Capt. J. Mellon, which left
here for Mohave on "Wednesday,
the 19th, returned on Monday, the
24th, making the round trip, in
cluding stoppages, etc., in five
days. This is the fastest run to
Mohave and back ever made on
the Colorado river.
Personal. Judge T. J. Bid
well arrived in town from Ehren
berg on Monday last, on the Coco
pah. Considering the report, that
the Judge is about to be united in
the holy bonds of matrimony to a
young and interesting lady, he
looks remarkably well.
Potatoes, $2 50 per 100, at Ba
ker's. Query. The last term of the
District Court, Judge Isham Rea
vis, presiding, was adjourned to
July 1st. Can some one tell us why
it is that that adjournment is ig
nored by Judge Porter, the pres
ent incumbent?
Probate Court. The July
term of the Probate Court, T. J.
Bid well, Judge, will open on Mon
day next. The. amount of business
io be transacted before this Court
during this term is not small.
Board op Supervisors. The
Board of Supervisors will meet in
regular session on Monday next.
The Board, during this session,
will also meet as a Board of Equalization.
Team Departures.
D. Neahr, during the present
week, dispacthed the following
teams with Government and citi
zen freight, to-wit: Jesus Molino,
for McDowell and way stations; A.
Bossung, for McDowell and way
stations, and a pack train for the
Laguna Mines, with provisions
and mining implements for the
Business. During the present
week our streets were crowded
nearly every day with wagons
going out and coming in. The
firm of Wm. B. Hooper & Co., for
its share, shipped over 100 tons of
both Government and citizen
freight for Tucson, Apache Pass,
McDowell and Grant.
For Shipment. There are at
Port Isabel, awaiting shipment to
San Francisco per steamer New
bern, 700 hides and 92 tons ore.
The River, The Colorado
river, after having fallen so as to
permit pedestrians to walk, dry
footed, where eight or ten days
previous a person could swim, has
taken another rise, and again we
are put under the necessity of
building bridges to cross from Gila
street to the principal portion of
town. River sharps, however, say
that this rise will not last over
two or three days.
Since writing the above, the
river com menced falling again , and
has gone down to where-it was
just before the second rise. Our
river sharps were correct.
Gone East. Mrs. DeForest
Porter, the wife of our worthy
District Judge, left on the Coco
pah last Thursday, accompanied
by the Judge, for Port Isabel,
there to await the departure of the
steamer Newbern for Saa Fran
cisco, from whence she goes to
New York by the overland route,
to spend the summer. The Judge
will be back among us in a few
Capt. Taylor, of the 5th Cavalry,
accompanied by his wife, and
Lieut. Edgerton, of the same regi
ment, also left on the Cocopah, eng
route East.
We have before us the first
number of the American Press, a
monthly Journal devoted to the
interests of advertisers and pub
lishers, by Walter F. D wight & Co.
pulishers, Detroit, Mich. Sub
scription, $1 Der year. The Press
is a lively and readable paper, and
we add its name to our exchange
list with pleasure.
To Re-open. The Colorado
Hotel, Wm. King, proprietor, will
resume business on the 1st of July.
River News.
The Cocopah, from Mohave, ar
rived here on Monday morning,
with a small lot of ore. She left
for Port Isabel last Thursday, at
The schooner Alice Haake left
San Francisco for Port Isabel, with
full cargo, on the 19th.
The steamer Newbern is an
nounced to leave San Francisco
for Port Isabel to-day.
On the War Path. A dispute
arose between two squaws yester
day afternoon as to the right of
possession of a certain buck. It
seems that one of them had cap
tivated and enticed the husband
of the other from the path of vir
tue, and the "married" one was
determined to rescue her lost"
lord, and, to accomplish this end,
drew a long knife as an argument,
whereupon the seductress relin
quished her claim and took refuge
in a store on Main street.
Celebration. Our Mexican
population, last Monday, celebrat
ed St. John's day in grand old
style. In the forenoon religious
service was held; in the afternoon
horse-racing and cock-fighting
were the amusements participated
in, and in the evening dancing
commenced, which continued till
the "wee sma' hours."
Merchandise was sold at Ba
ker's for Sonora.
Arrested. Ramona Aguilar
alias Negueritta, whose doings
was published in the Sentinel of
the 15th inst,, was arrested yester
day on a charge of exhibiting a
deadly weapon in a rude, angry
and threatening manner. The
dark-eyed Senorita will be appro
priately disposed of to-day.
Thp Weather. The weather
for the past week has been very
plaeasant the thermometer not
reaching over 100 in the shade.
The notice published by A. J.
Finlay, Agent for the C. S. N. Co.,
will be found under the head
"New Advertisements."
Thanks. To Delegate R. C.
McCormick we are again place
under obligations for "pub. docs."
A dispatch from San Francisco,
dated June 24th say:
Contrary to previous reports, it
appears that the fire in the Ama
dor mine, at Sutter Creek, is still
burning in the north shaft. It is
stated that there has been a large
cave in the mine. The extent of
the damage cannot be ascertained.
The trial of Stokes, the murderer
ot Fisk, commenced on the 19th.
The third day of the Boston
Jubilee was devoted to Germany,
and the fourth to France.
Gen. Howard was in Omaha on
the 20th.
The Board of Geneva Arbitrators
was in session on the 20th,and was
favorable to us. They met again on
the 26th, when, it was confidently
believed, success would be as
sured. The Democratic State Conven
tion in San Francisco met on the
20th. The Cincinnati platform is
recommended to the cosideratian
of the Baltimore Convention.
Seven cases of sunstroke were
reported in New York on the 20th.
Ex-Queen Isabellas son, Don
Alphonse D'Assiz, aspires to the
Spanish throne.
Col. E. J. C. Kewen, of Los An
geles, was nominated, on the 21st,
for Congressman in the Fourth
(Southern) Congressional District.
The mail steamer Garpe, from
Victoria to St. Johns, was lost near
St. Peters on Thursday. The pas
sengers were rescued.
Nicholas, Largo & Co., one of the
oldest firms in Francisce, failed
for three-quarters of a million.
Their assets are unknown.
Two thousand pounds of nitro
glycerine, at the Hercules Powder
Works and nitro-glycerine fac
tory, on the Central Ocean Road,
exploded on the 21sL The factoiy
buildings were shattered to frag
ments, and the people in the
neighborhood thrown prostrate to
the ground. No lives lost.
The accident on the Grand Trunk
Railway, which occured a fow
days ago in Canada, proves to bo
far more dreadful than at first re
ported. The engine jumped the
track, and the smoking car and
second class car telescoped, leav
ing them on top the engine ex
pososed to the escaping steam.
The poor creatures were helplessly
suspended in that position for
some time, being literally boiled.
Sixty-five passengers were horri
bly, scalded, of whom ten have
since died, and others are dying
hourly. It is estimated that not
more than one out of seven can re
cover. 50 sacks of rice at Baker's.
We have seen men present
at the bar of the Police Court with
faces beautifullyDolly Vardenized
by the masterly efforts of the
"cops," and yet they live and
move and have their whisky as

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