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fflB AEI20HA SMTI&ELATtfKMY, AUGUST 30, 1873.
e Slrijaan Sentinel. $5 per Tear ; Six Mouths $3. YUMA, A. T. SATURDAY, AlTG. 30, 1878. EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE ElIRENEE UG , All g. 1 9, 1 873. Once more we are placed under obligations for the generous cour tesy of our fellow-townsman, Capt. I. Polhamus, jr., Superin tendent ot the Colorado Steam Navigation Company for a sail Over the Colorado's turbid Hood. Last Saturday night we stepped aboard that staunch steamboat the Mojave, and found cosy quar ters. At daybreak on the follow ing morning we steamed away from Yuma, having in tow "No. 2" Barge. FIRST DAY OUT. We noticed at once that old sea lion, Capt. John Mellon, of the "Cocopah," who was transferred to tnis Doat lor in is special occa sion; and met, among the passen gers, Messrs. Wilson and Howe, who are on their way to Prescott to take charge of the construction of the Military Telegraph from that place to a point where they will connect with the construc tion party from San Diego by way of Yuma. Mr. Sch neider (not our battle-scarred veteran of the news depot, but of Ehrenberg) was also oj board, destined home. Later, to our ' agreeable surprise and'de Iigh.t, we espied a young and beautiful lady no myth, but a real, bona fide one. Owing to our timidity and bash fulness, it was fully, ten minutes before we could muster courage "to address this j charmer,, but we finally did it, and succeeded most admirably for an old bachelor. After, a formal introduction by ye gallant Cap tain, we learned that Miss Kelley was from Oregon, on her way to Prescott via Mojave, where she expected to meet Mrs. General Crook, an old and" dearly-beloved friend, with whom she spend a few months. Miss K. a .most interesting and intelligent companion, and to her wo are largely indebted for many hours very agreeably, spent. ACCIDENTS AKDINCIDENTS. Nothing of note has occurred, thus far, to mar the pleasure of tho trip, if we except the getting on a sand-bar about 50 miles above Yuma, where we were de layed about half an hour. The most amusing part of this was, that after we' had got oyer tho bar, and were seated at table eng joying a good meal, a shock as of an earthquake shook the whole boat with such force that all jumped up and looked at one another for an explanation of the occurrence. The cause was soon ascertained to be the running aground of the barge, A BEAUTIFUL sIGHT. Just at 9 o'clock Sunday night, while we were all engaged in con versation, and longing for a gen tle breeze to cool our heated brows, a meteor shot across the sky from east to west, which lit up the whole heavens so brilliant ly that we could see every object on either batik and beyond with the greatest dTstinctness. It seem ed the size of a flour barrel, and left a luminous track behind it for about 60 yards. We had not over the excitement caused by this beautiful phenomenon, when a very loud report, as of tho firing of a tip-pound gun, was heard coming from the direction where the meteor had descended, about i r -ii-i't. x oi uieir extensive estauiisnmeui here; Joe is now at Pheuix. A. Frank hasalsd a large store here, and is doing as well as dull times will nermit: be is at Dresenlin Prescott. Judge Bidwell is as jol ly as ever, aud his geniality would reconcile any ouo with this dull jand weary life; the Judge is look ling after his ranch now, and of his watermelons we speak know ingly when we say that they are tho best m the country. John My ers, successor to Jack Stwartin the saloon business, is doing well. cThos. Goodman's "River View House" is full of people and Tom doesn' fc dare to complain. Tii ere are many other hne men whom v-o met at Ehrenberg, but space will not permit us to enu inerate, and we hope they will ex cuse us. M. EDWARD LUMLEY MURDERED 1 AT KENYON STATION. will We found two minutes afterward. SECOND DAY. We were extremely anxious that something should occur, if only for the sake of an item, but nothing did; so we found relief in amusement a game of "hide and seek," notwithstanding the ex treme heat that prevailed. The thermometer stood in the. coolest place on board, at 110., At 5 in thrt evening we hove' in sight of EHllENEEBG, ' and half an hour later were safely moored to the. bank dn front of that .thriving village. The size and beauty of the place is remark able; its site was admirably cho sen, far above high-water mark, ! aim ;tuu urns oj iinzona slope gradually to the'town. The streets of Ehrenberg are well laid out; and much attention has- been giveu to building on the. lines of survey. The absence of dust was one of' the first things that at: tracted my attention t to Ehren berg. Here, met many old and made many new 'friends, .among them Col. Jas. M. Barney, of the firin. of fWrn; B. Hooper Co., who has just returned from Pres cott. He was busily engaged in filling largo orders for that sec tion, i The Col. is m fine health a'nd spirits, and is about the only man here who does 'not complain of dull times. Geo. Tyng, our ex herifi, who is with the same house, we found looking well and hard at work, and' he inquired anxiously about his many 1'urna friends. Our next rencontre was' with J. M. Castarieda, the newly married man, whom we found more than happy. Jack Stwart is here, making preparations to leave for Saa Bernardino next week however, whither he goes to reside, with his family. Fink ler is also here; but will soon re turn to Tahiti in the Sandwich Islands. Julius Goldwater, a bro ther to Joe and Mike, is in charge From the Tucbod Citizen, 23d inst. Edward Lumley was butchered, probably first tortured, at Kenyan station, on tho Gila, late last Mon day. Gov. Safford and Theo. F. White came by the station before the interment of the body, made such inquiries and examinations as they could, and now supply us with such facts as seem reliable, viz: "The deed was committed by two Mexicans, who afterwards fled to Sonora with two horses, saddle, bridle, shotgun, pistol, $50, and other articles stolen. 'J heft seems to have induced the murder. The, attack was made on Lumley while he was in bed. His hat aud pipe were found near his bed in front of the house and body in tho rear. His hands were tied with a small cord evi dently doue'before the murder which seems to have been begu oy a uiow with a stone. He w patched to town for "aid, and "soon returned to the pursuit in com pany with L. A. Smith, and sev eral Indian trailers collected to gether by the latter. The trail was ngain taken up, this time by the Indians, and fol lowed to a point in tho wire-grass near the Colorado where the pursuit was necessarily very slow. There are men now on the look out at Smith's Ferry, and at other points on the river, and if tiie murderers are still in the Colorado bottoms, there is a pos- sibility of their being" taken. One of the assassins is believed to be "Sanchez," the Mexican who helped murder Beid andoth ors at Mission Camp in 1871, and he is also the murderer of a boy in Altar.Sonora, several years ago. His companion m crime, also a Mexican, is not known by name. They have weighty rea sons, no doubt, for not going to Sonora, and will attempt to get into Lower California with the fruits of their hellish deed. It is understood here that $1,000 will be paid for the apprehension and conviction of these murderers. ) i Territorial News. From the Prescott Miner, 16th inst. stabbed in eleven places with knile, four of which wounds pe etfated the bowels: Jehn Mur phy, Lumley's partuer,was at tl Oatman Flat station at the tint He offers a reward of S250 for th arrest and conviction of each df the murderers," The .stage bringing the abovdj intelligence, reached here on Sun- day afternoon, and early on Mon day City Marshal Townsend and Mr. Aug. Humboldt .mounted h'orses kindly loaned by the Quartermaster here, and started out to hunt the murderers, whom it was reported were ccmin dowin the Gila in this directio and that they had been seeuit Mohawk. station. . Thompson arm Humboldt wero shown, by som Papago Indians, the -trail of two auimals.that Townsend was satis fied were the same ones that had been, stolen from Kenyon stationafc the time of the murder. They .immediately followed .i down .to a point near Pa bio Figueroa's ranch, 18 mile from Yuma. Towusend's horse then gave oat, owing to the great heat, when Humboldt was dii The citizens of Prescott and ,'ieinitv, wore considerably exi ted on Tuesday last, by the. ar rival of parties from the Verde, who stated that 600 Tonto Apa ches had. left tho reservation on Sunday night, and gone to tho mountains. The cause of tho skedaddling was unknown, and for three days every one espected to.hearof someone being ,"Mo doeed." Gen. Crook leffc.heau quarters for the Verde ihstanter, and further news from the reser vation has been-anxiously await ed. On Thursday,, we learned from a reliable source that thero is no danger to be apprehended. The "big. chief of the Tontos did not go out with tne trine, ana tno reason why the Tontos left, was that they werescared; thej'.heard, throueh. their eucraies, that Cooley, the interpreter at Camp Apache, was coming to the Verde with a large force of Coyotoros and -San Carlos Apaches, to clean out the Tontos, and so'took to the hills. When they left the reser vation they went, through, the large herds of government cattle in that vicinity, without disturb ing themr, and' have since com municated with their, chief and discovered that .their alarm was not well -founded, and they are all i-.nf.nrn; no- fr t.hpir rPKfVrVSltion. xneir cniei, uei uu, anyo ie had fighting enough, he wants peace, aiid will stay on the reser vation, anil his tribe would not think of going into the mountains were it not for the reports circu lated among them, by bad men who desire to make a disturbance and get the Tontos killed.