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THURSDAY. MAKC1I. 11, 1895.
nbscrltrtlon rates, onoyoar 11.00
..' .al.-c months 2.00
." -;. " tlirco months 1.00
AdvtirftslW TatM ftlvon upon application
Address all communications and inako nil
remittances to. C, M KUPSTQN. Flagstaff,
Knicrcit ra tlio Flagstaff post odlco as sec
o nJrtyafni attfr.
Cuiu.jiaipiicil herauiimil althic
tion a revolution. ,
George L. Siiour wrf.i re-clefcled.
scuator from Iilnlio. Tito tk'iullock in
Duluwaro is vol unln-okiin.
ItosKBEitiiv, Kiifjlauil'd premier, is
desirous of resigning. , Tlio iiueeu,
however, does not wish a change.
Thkv ato talking of a street car lino
at Tucson, the' ancient. Hurro power
would about. Mriko tho gait of the
dio.uuy old pueblo.
Li Hung Chang has had his pea
cock feather and full power rostored
to him. Japan continues to win all
the battles, however.
Graiiam County lias a nun paper.
It is called tho Guardian" and is
published at S.tfford. The Sum wishes
it all tlio success the tirst number
teems to predict,
The "Stat" takes umbrage at tho
St. Louis "Ropublie" for laying Whit
neyt of New York, on tho shelf. Let's
sje; what ..Is that old adugo about tho
gnat on tha ox's ear?
Mil. Lemon, of Arizona, has been
arrested 'for selling a fako petrified
human -being. Mr. Lemon's usually
suuuy temper is said to have soured
since ho was squeezed.
Toe day for return of iuconin tax
statements has been postponed from
March 1 to April 15. This will give
us more, time to figure how wo can
dodge paying this abortionato demo
The people of the south find that
Mr. Cleveland has grown stouter since
his last visit. This is lamentable, of
course, and yet not so much so as tho
fact that the funds in the treasury have
gipwu so alarmingly thinner.
The appropriations of tho lifly
third congress, which anjourned ou
March -1, wore in rouud ti umbers
$993,000,000, or $5,000,000 iu excess
of tho so-called "Hilliou Dollar Con
gress." Comment is unnecessary.
Since tho commercial value of a
count has been placed at $2,000,000 it
will give young Americans an oppor
tunity to marry some of tho daughters
of the lessor satellites of tho million
aire fraternity who cannot afford to
pay this amount for a title.
Chicago physicians fear an epidemic
of small pox, as that disease has broken
out iu tho Chinese quarter of the
Windy City. This goes Los Angeles
one better with their Chinese popula
tion. 'Ij'ho AngeJ Cily is now in the
heat of a highbinder war. Both cities
ought to import a few more. Japanese.
TiTCSON" has a Chinaman who has
mastered the art of rldiug a bicycle
If tho wholn Chinese army would only
acquiro the art there might oventually
bo a remnant left with which to start
a Chino-Amnricau laundry, after the
cruel war is over. They could get
away from tho Japs so much quicker.
A baiiv earthquake- struck Tomb
stone t'other day, and tlio earth trom
blcd, houses shook and dishes rattled.
An earthquake may sometimes be re
garded as an expression of diviuo dis
approbation, and Tombstouo ma- now
bo expected .to bestir herself to fresh
endeavor. An earthquake, small size,
would bo a good thing in Flagstaff.
Ramon O. Williams, Cleveland's
consul-general to Cuba, has shown his
fitness to bo allied to the present ad
ministration. Ho has shown his abil
ity to blunder just as well as tho man
who placed him iu ofiico. Ramon is
loquacious but indiscreet. In gross
violation of all diplomatic ethics, ho
had himself interviewed in a Cuban
paper, in which lie made a number of
caustic criticisms of tho Cuban govern
ment and practically stated that he
desired to soo tho rebelssuccecd against
it. Spain is naturally indignant and
demands the recall of this one of
Cleveland's diplomatic blunders. Her
request is . perfectly reasonable and
should be complied with at once. No
matter what the status of the war is,
a consul who makes stricture on the
government to which ho is accredited
should bo Qjtvally uiUottoed iu
PltlSOX ItKMOVAL. '
The legislature can do no better
,vork tlian to' pass tho bill for tho.rerrw-
val of tho territorial ponitontlary from
.Yuma to Prescott. Tlio roasous" for Iho
onactmont of tho law making tho
change aro manifold and every one of
them is cogent. Yuma is situated in
an out of tho way place, diflieult and
costly of access for most of the com
munities of tho torritory, while Pres
cott is a central locality, approachablo
from anv cnuntv. The expense of
maintaining convicts at tjio present
prisou is enormously excessive of what
'it-should tie. .Vero it iu a place
where supplies could bo easily obtained
a great savliig could be effected. Iu
1891-92 It cost a littlo over nincty-scv-ou
and a half cents per diem to keep
each prisoner. For the years 1893-94
it cost nearly eighty-sovon cents. This
was for actual mamtonauco and exclu
sive of official salaries and moneys
speut for repairs;, et cetera. Jfhere is
no reason, except tho iuconvouienco of
the present location,- why this should
not bo reduced at least ouo half. Dur
ing tlio years 1893-91 there have boon
57 pardonsgranted, and In almost every
instance executive clemency was exer
cised because of the great injury to the
health of the prisoners caused by tho
excessive heat of Yuma, notwithstand
ing tho expensive fan system in oper
ation in the prison. This wholesale
turning loose rf criminals on the com
munity at large has been ocourrlng
ever since the institution was created
and will continue until it is placed
where the climate is endurable by tho
human species. The people aio bound
to be affiliated with an unnecessary ex
pense of thousands of dollars and the
outpouring of a large number of crim
inals annually until tlio penitentiary
and Yuma aro divorced.
Tho bill for the creation of an im
migration bureau should become a law.
Arizona has tho laud and oilier natural
resources to make a state, and a great
one. .All she needs is men and money
to develop them. The tiilu of immi
gration lias been ffuwing westward for
years, but still this country is practi
cally unsettled. Tho frigid Dakotas
and Minnesota have been peopled with
industrious husbaudmeu, tho glorious
states of Colorado and Montana are
being worked in every spot where
minerals, grain or grass can be pro
duced. Idaho and Utah possess their
full quota; tho muddy, fog encom
passed states of Washington and
Oregon arc being worked to tho limit;
awl in California, tho land of much
advertised climate, there aro thniis
amis subsisting on ozono. The reason
that these states havo bounded ahead
of Arizona is that they have advertised.
This country is just as good as any of
them, and better in many respects, but
pcoplo don't know it. They think
Arizona is an arid waste, teeming over
with murderous Indians and cutthroat
whites. An imhiigralinn bureau,
composed of mou of tho proper calibre,
clothed with tho necessary power,
could soon make this couutry what it.
should have been long ago a couutry
tilled with prosperous farmers and
miners working pay dirt. Let the
outsido public know that we havo a
good thing and people will soon evince
a desire to participate in tho enjoy
meut of it.
Tin: council did quite a sensible thing
last week in passing an ordinance re
quiring tho consout of n majority of the
property owners iu a block before tho
openiug of a saloon. This will pnt an
eud to a number of the dives which
open every spring in all parts of the
town, making night hideous with their
A pleasant surprise party was -ar
ranged iu honor of Miss Lcona Green
last Saturday afternoon. A lunch of
ico cream and cake was served and
the littlo ones enjoyed themselves Im
mensely. Hero is a list of the par
ticipants! Kddie Real. Irene Beal, Ed
Ward Beal, Lottie Beal, Jessie and
Belle Pattee. Charlie Pattee, Allie
Prime, Mary Funston, Nina and Fen
ton Jones, Fred and Grade Grim.
Robbie Greenleaf, Annie Lockwood,
Lula Black, Clifford and Myrtle Hag
erman, Lepora Francis, Cecil Schuilz,
Charley Murray, Ruth Beal, Lilian
Beal, Mrs. Hajierman, Mrs. M. S.
Beal, Mrs. DeCloss.
11 o far tlio Grand Canyon.
J. W. Thurber made a trip lo Den
ver this week, returning yesterday.
Mr. Thurber while in Denver pur
chased a new stage for tho Graud Cau
yon stage line. Ho Is making arrange
ments lo open the line April 1, pro
vidihg the weather will permit at that
dale. The line will be comnlete anil
tourists will tiud the trip casilv and
comfortably made, a? the vehicles will
bo easy to ride in and the teams tlio
best that can be had anywhere'.' The
trip to the Graud .Canvon will now l
only a plea'suro rido to Naturo'a m-eat-
Jf Wtfff, '
Interesting Topics From tlio Capital
-lltlls I'assed-Old Time- Hall.
Phoenix, March lb'.--Tho staid law
makers of Arizona enjoyed a brief rec
reation at Gardiner's hall last Friday
night, and many a No. 10 cavorted in
rhythm with a two-string fiddle and
tho music produced by an Irish piper.
Tlio Virginii reol, old Dan Tucker and
other terpsichorc.ui corpses wero raised
from tlm dead and trotted out to the
ballroom. The solons had a gay time.
It was a genuine, old-fashioned coun
try dance, and peanuts vied with red
lemonade for popular favor.
Tho bill making military instruction
a part of the public school course has
beeomo a law.
The bill taking tho appointment of
county examiners away from tho pro
bato judges and Vesting it iu tho su
perintendent of territorial instruction,
only needs tho signature of the gover
nor to become a law. It had but little
The bill for the release of prisoners
on parole, patterned after the law in
cxixtcuce in California, was remanded
back to the ways and means committee
for further coubideraliou. lis passage
The laek of educational qualifica
tions of somu of the democratic terri
torial and county officials iu ihu past,
came up for discussion iu the sliapu oi
a bill. Tho deficiency was generally
recognized and a law will probably be
passed making it obligatory that mh-Ii
functionaries he able to read and write
hereafter beforo Ihey aro permitted to
Bill No. -17, securing liense to
mechanics, material, men and ottiers ot
a like class, was defeated iu a is.uui'il
committee oi me wuoie. It was
finally referred back for closer scrutiny
aud will soon be taken up again, when
it is thought that it will be favorably
Both houses passed tho bill allowing
foreign corporations anil security co.n
panics lo become sureties ou indent
nity bonds. The governor iutimatei
that ho will affix the necessary slgua
turn to maKo it become a law.
The attempt to abolish the office of
superintendent of territorial instruc
tion was defeated, iho lulls provul.
ing for the appointment of a territorial
health officer aud proper quarantine
regulations wero parsed by tlm house
aud will undoubtedly reueive the
same consideration iu tho council.
Some antediluvian legislate! who
has been poring over the blue laws of
the New England states, has sprung
tho results of his labor in a bill in
troduced last week. It makes it tin-
lawful to wear or display auy badge,
button or devise of a secret society.
Hereafter whenever a judge charges
a person with contempt the accused
will Have lliu right to a trial bv Jurv
The law formerly made thu court the
accuser and sole judge in such cases
Tho new law passed both houses last
Uotiso bill No. 81, providing for n
tax for the erection aud maintenance
of (lie reform school, has bceu referred
lo the committee on wnvs aud means
in the council. It passed Iho house.
Tho bill authorizing juries iu petty
criminal cases to lix the ruuishmeut
whenever a conviction is found, has
passed both houses.
A bill to prevent the blacklisting of
worKlugmeu by individuals, firms in
corporations has been introduced. It
was referred to tho committeo on ju
diciary. The bill to create a bureau of immi
gration lias been receiving consider
able attention from the membets of
both houses. It is generally conceded
that a knowledge of Arizona's advant
ages as a fanning and niliiinir couutrv
should be disseminated throughout the
east, and the prospects of the passag.)
oi mo uiii are good.
Iho bill regulating iho apportion
ment oi.seliool Minis lias become a law..
Hereafter each school district is to ic
ceivo $600 annually, regalities of the
number of teachers employed. The
money (lieu remaining iu tho school
fund Is to bo divided iu proportion to
the number of pupils in each district.
All money that has not been used for
legitimate school expenses at the end
of Iho fiscal year is to rema'n in the
exchequer for use during the following
year, this bill will prevent any school
district from hoarding up money, as
no school will be able to secure more
thau it ueods for currcut oxpenses.
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Died a Tragic Death
Alf. Lazanr, (ho pioneer of Arizona
Indian scouts, shot and killed himself
Monday in tho French hospital at San
Fraucibcd. He left an csfnto valued at
$80,000. Lazaar said previous to his
death that he first went to Arizona
thirty.fivo years ago and scouted under
Slouotpnn, Howard n ml Cnrleton. He
was ' with tho latter in New Mexico
long beforo Arizona was admitted. Ho
was shot in the leg by a copper bullet
while scouting on the bordernear Mex
ico, and the wound healed up, lie bo
camo.dospondent over being tumble to
cure his leg, and said ho would rather
die thau live in constant torture.
, WI'IUM II
Persons leaving the city by the
A. & P. route who have tickets to pro
cure and baggage lo check arc ear
nestle rin!tit.il ) mvii.tii-.. .....1 ,.i,..i. I
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snmn at least thirty miutiles before
train time. Wo aim to keep our tiain
bulletin up to dale at all times and
will cheerfully answer all questions ns
to the probable time that passengir
trains will arrive. Some of our town
folks seem to think that all that is
necessary is for them to tret in Hm
depot just before tho trains depart.
People should realize that the onjy
true and permanent cure for. their
condition is to be found In having
Because the health of every organ and
tiesuo of the body depends upon the
purity of the blood. The whole world
knows the standard blood purifier is
And therefore it is the only trne and
rellablo medicine for nervous people.
It makes the blood pure and healthy,
and thus cures nervousness, makes
tho nerves firm and strong, gives sweet
sleep, mental vigor, a good appetite,
perfect digestion. It does all this, and
cures Scrofula, Eczema, or Bait Rheum
and all other blood diseases, because H
Ko3ult3 prove every word we havo
said. Thousands of voluntary testl
monliU fully establish the fact that
Be Sure UfCS
to uet Hoods
" Ilood'j Sarsaparilla cured our boy of
eczema wniou puvsivinns trt-tucu 411
vain." Frank W. Braduuhy, 32q
(Johnson, Avenue, Trinidad, polorado,
Hood's Pills cur all liver Ills, conjtipv
J. L. Treat and wife-have returned
Mrs. J. II. Hosklns returned from the
capital last night,
8. S, Acker has sold his butcher
shop to Charles Madison,
Latest woathcr prognostication i
Cooler to-nlghl, warmer lo.morrow.
Chautauqua Circle holds its next
meeting at the Presbyterian parson
age. Pope's works will bo cons'dered
Charles A.-Iinsh has been appointed
grand keeper of the records anil seals
of the Grand Lodge, Knights of
P.tthias, for the jurisdiction of Arizona.
Harry Gravitt, printer, arrived from
nioctiix luesilay nlglit. An tinie
qtiited desire to make a fortune was
the eauie of his departure. He re
ports Pullmau travel very large at
Tho social at the residence of S. T.
Elliott last night was a most enjoy
able affair, ami its success encourages
the Kpworth League members to an
nounce that socials of a like nature
will bo held weekly at various real
Tlicro will bo regular preaching ser
vices in the Presbyterian church, morn.
ing and evening. The sacraments
will bo administered and a special con
gregalioual service held in tho morn
ing. All of tho frionds of (he church
aro particularly urged to bo present.
Clergymen, lawyers, public speakers,
singers and actors all recognize the
virtues of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral..
One of our most eminent public men
says: "It is tho best remedy lhat
can be procured for all affections of
tho vocal organs, throat nud lungs."
There was a grand round-up of the
400 nmong the jovial spirits of the
range last Motiday ulght at Henry
Smith's, and it is scarcely necessary to
record that those in attendance made
an enjoyable eveniug of It. Tho ball
was the most successful in tho anuals
of Flagstaff society.
John W. Iloss, tho Adonis of tho
Coconino bar, in a fit of absent-mind-cdness,
brought on by the excitement
incident to a sensational trial, took
tho wrong train out of Flagstaff.
The train was spoeding ou toward tho
east when Johu suddenly came to and
was allowed to catch the wcstbotiutl at
tho next station.
At the meeting of the Arizona Edi
toriul Association, held at Phoenix
this week, J. W. Dorrington, of tlio
Yuma "Sentinel," was elected presi
dent; Gcorgo H. Kelly, Graham County
Bulletin,11 first vice-president; Harold
W. Koll, Flagstaff "Democrat," second
vice-president; J. C. Martin, Prescott
H. E. Howie, (lie Toda! Union Tele
graph lineman, has been singularly
uuioriunate lately, lie bad scarcely
recovered from an aggravated spring
cold when ho sprained his ankle trying
to ford a I-lngstnIT sti;eet upon a lion
ing sidewalk. 'Mr. Howie, after get
ling dowu town, was unable to return
to his room at tho Hoxworth resi
dence and secured comfortable quar
ters at Hawks1 hotel. The sprain was
succeeded by a sevcro attack of in
flammatory rheumatism, and the pa.
tient is still on his hack, although Dr.
Cornish hopes to again plac bjai ou
tb, Street vijyy joun. "
ON' TO JMIOEXIX.
Tlio Metropolis or Arizona Is Dolnir
Herself Proud This Voelc.
The town i f Fhigslnff is ni t exactly!
depopulated llns week, but many ot
her best citizens aro taking iu the
sights at Phoenix.
Tho special A. O. U. W. train,
which left Deliver Saturday night, ar
rived iiero at 10 oVIock Monday morn
ing, anil wns welcomed by a goodly
representation. Tho train contained
about 300 members of the order from
Colorado and Now Mexico, with a
smattering of Arizonans picked up
hlong tho line, and every passenger
wns he-ribboned with tho badge of
membership. It was a g.-ry crowd, and
they all looked ns if they wero out f.r
a good temperate time. Tho tourists
arrived at Prescott Monday night and
rolling down the new north an J south
tracks, got into tho metropolis of
Arizona Tuesday morning.
Among Ihe Flugstaflites who joined
tho excursion party here were: Dr. D.
J. llranncn. J. A. Meson, F. C. Hoeh
dcrffcr, John Clark, David Babbit I
a id wife, Mrs. ieorjin Hahhitt, M!is
Meisel, J. A. Dnnuvan, Charles C'aniill,
W. II. Carroll, D. W. Wendover.
Phoenix is decked iu her holiday
garb and her front hair i- conhed In
chrysanthemum style, for beveral im
portant events art) atlraellnglhn mul-
iludelliis week. First of all is ihn
celebration incident to the christening
of the new road; then tllt'l'u is tl.o A.
O. U. W. jubilee, and the brainy men
of Iho Al'to'im Kdliorlal Association
also meet in fraternal gathering to con
dole with one another.
Wednesday morning at Phoenix
park Ihe expert willow wielders of II o
Salt river valley crossed bats with a
crack nine fiom Fori Whipple
Painted Indians gave a bow and nrr Y
exhibition ami there was a ten. mi. o
race between a tandem boyelu and
horses. In to evening there was n
Uilloon ascension aud a carnival at
the opera house.
To-day there will bo a cowboy tour
nament, which will prove a novel
feature to many visitors. Steer tying,
bronco busting and all the wild feats
of rcckhss life on tracKless cattle
ranges will bo exhibited. Tho occa
sion will abound in many thrilling
These prominent men nro officers of
ihe news, p., p. & p. road:-N. K.
Fail bank, Chicago, director; D. M.
Ferry. Detroit, director; C. C. Howen.
Detroit, secretary and treasurer; F. J.
Sarniiento, Chicago, assistant, secre
tary; G. W. Kerlzinger, Chicago, gen
eral counsel; S. J. Murphy, Detroit, a
leading stockholder; B. M. Dickey,
PA XT At l'lagstair, Krldujr. March 8, lsUJ, to
the wife of O. T. Kant, a daughter.
Reserve Fund Life Association
$18,450,000 Paid in Death Claims by the Mutual Life Associ
ation from 1881 to 1894.
A NEW SYSTEMjND THE BEST.
The Strongest and Most Progressive of all the Insurance
Rates Kearly 5o Per Tent Cheaper than in ihe Old System Companies.
EX S. CLARK, Agent,
THE BANK HOTEL
THE LEADING HOTEL
Tourists and commercial travelers will find the
above named hotel complete in all the modern im
provements of the day. The management will spare
t no pains to cater to the wants of his patrons.
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Also Dining Room attached, where nothing but
the best the market affords is served to Guests.
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Over One Million People wear the
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They give tho hett value for Ihe money.
They equal custom thoea In tyle and fit.
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Too prices ere uniform, stamped en sole.
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