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THURSDAY. MARCH 14, 1895.
2COTIUK TO Till: J'UUMC.
AH contracts and bills for advertising pay
lhislnoss locals 10 cents per lino for first In
sertion, and 5 cents porllno for each subse
Tub Coconino Scn Is pleased to contribute
In public muttcis, but all notlccbof festivals,
fairs, mcetlnps of societies, mppors. enter
tainments and mention of niarrlaROS. births
and deaths, beyond tho regular announce
ment, will bo chaised for at regular rates.
The hens mo already beginning to
sing their Easter lays.
Go to Collin's for fresh fruits, dressed
poultry and full cream cheese.
To-morrow night at Williams occurs
the ball of tho G. I. A. of the B. of L.
Hood's Tills euro jaundice, bilious
ness, sick headache, constipation and
nil liver Ills.
James Loy has returned to his old
stamping ground, after spending a few
weeks at Prescott.
New and handsome designs in silks
iu waist pattern lengths. Tho very
latest at Rogers.
John A. Hamilton, formerly a well
known A. &. P. conductor, committed
suicldu at Doiivor.
Tho Home restaurant has been re
oponed, with V. C. Gay as proprietor.
Tho best 25 cent meal in town.
Mrs. Gcorgo lloxworth arrived from
Denver on No. 3 last Monday, and was
warmly welcomed by her Flagstaff
Harold W. Roll, of oureslecmcd con
temporary, took in tho various blow
outs at tho capital, leaving Flagstaff
Rancher Will Watson camo to town
Monday. Ho reports that tho snow
still lays heavy in tho surrounding
For Sale 300 head of cattle, hotiso
and four lots In Flagstaff and IGO-acru
timber claim on railroad; $350 cash.
Iiiouiro at TnE Sun office.
Tho birth of thatfiuo old gentleman,
St. Patrick, falls on Sunday this year,
but his memory will be kept green
II. F. Banta, formerly of Flagstaff,
lias returned to make this his perma
nent home. He lias been at Los An
geles during his absence from Flag
staff. Train Dispatcher Jamrs Corbett has
beon transferred to Albuquerque, and
ho and his wife were on tho oastbotind
train Saturday night, en route to their
dandruff forms when tho glands of
the skin aro weakened, and if neg
lected, baldness is sure to follow.
Hall's Hair Reuower is tho best pre
ventive. Owing to tho festivities at Phoenix,
and tho absence from town of a con
sidetable number of townspeople, the
proposed entertainment of the militia
his been postponed to Saturday uiglit,
Scrofula, salt rheum and all dis
cases of the blood, dyspepsia, head
ache, kidney and liver complaints,
and cat aiih, aro cured by Hood's Sar
saparllla, tho great blood purifier.
O. K. Smith, tho enterprising repre
sentative of tho "Southwest Illustrated
Magazine," stopped over at Flagstaff
last Saturday on his way to Phoenix,
where ho will bring Ids littlo kodak to
bear upon tho wonders of tho great
Silt river valley. The various events
that occurred at tho capital this week
will bo elaborately written up and
embellished with appropriate views.
There passed through Flagstaff the
other day, en routo to California, a
-very distinguished passongor, who is
too proud to travel with ordinary
tourists, usually preferring to engago a
berth in the mall car. Ho was
"Ownoy," a famons tramp dog, which
has mado several circuits of tho conti
nent. "Owney" is a Scotch terrier
and claims Albany, N. Y., as his
home. He 1ms a taste for travel, how
ever, and spends most of his time on
Many anxious inquiries have been
mado as to tint probablo fnto of the
Flagstaff tire department, which has
been en routo for several weeks.
Town Clerk Clark has communicated,
telegraphically, with rations people
along tho line, but they all profess
ignorance as to its present where-
; abouts. The whole equipment is
supposed to have been sidetracked and
pliist In the shuffle of some littlo interior
town like Chicago, but it is expected
jto lope along in timo for tho next dis
astrous ".conflagration," as tbo Now
Hugh E. Campboll was registered at
ono of tho Phoenix hotels during tho
Sheriff Ralph Cameron and John W.
Ross were on tho wrecked train Tues
day, but they don't mind a littlo thing
Seethe special values in black dress
goods at Rogers' before purchasing
your now black suit.
J. II. Hoskins, J:, returned Mon
day night from au cnjoyablo visit to
Lustrous China silks in black and
cream colors, 27 inches wide, perfect
weaves, no drawn threads; 60c. At
These young people went to Phoenix
on Tuesday morning's train: Misses
May Griffith and Reta Bealey and I.
t Wheeler and Henry Slosson.
John W. Ross was up from Williams
Tuesday. Ho expects to get ono of
his Williams postoflieo clients, Robert
E. Stevens, out on bail shortly.
A street brawl Sunday night landed
one of the combatants in the pen of
remorse, and Justice Prime applio.l a
$5 shinplastcr to the discolored eyo.
Robert Pinkerton, tho celebrated
Hawkshaw of Chicago, and the dearest
friend of a corporation when there is a
strike on, was a passenger on a west
bound train tho other day.
District Attorney Jones is limping.
Ho stepped on a rusty nail (not a tack)
with a point to it, and the pesky thing
wont clear through the shoo and mado
a nasty cut on tho solo of tho foot.
Tho candy ami fruit emporium of
Balder Hock now looks as bright and
cheerful as tho gonial proprietor him
self. Tho brothers Skes and Charles
McLean did the job of rejuvenation.
Tho special car of Gen. MeCook and
staff, Col. Ward, Col. Huntington,
L'eut. Baker and Lieut. Glassford,
passed through Flagstaff last Friday.
Tho military men laid over at Prcsrott
a day or two and went on to Phoenix.
D. M. Riordau, president of tho
Arizona Lumber Company, of Flag
staff, was a passenger from tho uoith
Sunday evening. Mr. Rlordan is ono
of Arizona's progressive aud popular
men. Phoenix Herald.
J. B. Pouthic, tho enterprising
blacksmith, is also a practical moulder
aud foundryman, and lie is busy this
week putting up a foundry which will
be tho pioneer foundry of Northern
A broken rail throw No. 2 off the
track four miles west of Brllemont last
Tuesday morning, and trains, were de
layed a few hours. Somo of tho pas
sengers were shaken up a bit, but no
serious damage was dono to property
While no physician or pharmacist
can conscientiously warrant a cure,
the J. C. Ayer Co. guarantee the
pui it, strength and medicinal virtues
of Aycr's Sarsaparilla. It was tho
only blood purifier admitted at tho
great world's fair in Chicago, 1893.
It now transpires that the Harry
Miller mentioned in The Son as hav
ing been concerned in a shady police
court imbroglio is not tho Harry Miller
who is well-known in Flagstaff and
who was formerly an employe of tho
A. & P. railroad.
An order from Judge Hawkins ad
jo'urns the session of district court at
Flagstaff to the first Monday in Ma)-.
In accordance with tho law, Court
Commissioner Gibson formally opened
court last Monday and adjourned it to
the time set by his honor.
Tho Arizona Sandstone Company
has resumed operations at their quarry
here. Tho company have plenty of
orders to keep a largo force of men at
work in tho quarry for several niouthb.
Manager Mitchell is now filling an
order for tho Grant block iu San Diego.
When Master Roy Nichols arrived
at tho parental door last Friday even
ing he found a number of his young
friends assembled to wish him joy
upon tho occasion of his seventeenth
birthday anniversary. Tho young
conspirators rendezvotted at the resi
dence of Al Doylu and tho recipient of
tho party was genuinely surprised.
Tho evening was delightfully passed in
popular games, an old-fashioned taffy
pull, etc. Among those present were
Misses Jennie Morse, Margaret Wal
lace, Bertha Black, Frankio Mosier,
Maud Bristow and Chester Black,
Hugh Anderson, Ira lloxworth, Bert
Doyle, George Black, Burt Davis,
William Wallace, Leo Doyle, George
Coffin and C. N. Stark.
Miss Delia Blackburn, of San Ber
nardino, Cal., will arrive in Flagstaff
about April 12 with the latest spring
styles of millinery, and the ladies are
invited to an inspection of her goods.
Her reputation in tho line of millinery
has been established by former visits
and she tieod.s no further introduction
HE STILLj IiIVES.
A Distinguished. Tourist's Opinion of
A number of distinguished passen
gers on tho westbound train that was
sidetracked hero fur a few hours Tues
day strolled into tho ofiico of the great
est weekly paper in tho southwest.
They were registered as follows: Gen.
W. L. Barnum, of Chicago, who is a
prominent banker and insurance man
in the City of Wind and steeplechase
buildings; E. Ererman, of Lancashiir,
Pa.; J. T. Dougine, mining expert, of
Chicago; David Dewey, vice-presideiit
of the Hankers' National, of Chicago;
E. S. Norton, of Norton Bros., sheet
iron manufacturers, Chicago; Manager
Topan, superintendent of the western
nranch of the Standard Oil company;
A. Asliton, of Rockford, III.; Col. Wil
liam S. Frost, of Baltimore; Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Sterling, of Leadville, Col.
Several of the gentleman, including
Gen. Barnum and Messrs Dotigino and
Evertnaii, were en routo to Kingman,
which town will be their headquarters
during tho examination of some min
ing properties nmthwost of that place
Gen. Barnum is tho owner of the Bun
ker Hill mine, near Tombstone, and
is interested in several other valuable
mines, whilo Mr. Dougine, who is rec
ognized as a mining expert of superior
ability, was judge of the department of
mines and mining at the Columbian ex
position. Time didn't seem to hang heavy on
tho hands of tho Chicago contingent,
which was composed of as jolly a party
of young-old men as one would moot
in a year's travel. Mr. Dougine, the
humorist of the company, apparently
manages to extract a fair measure of
oujoymeiil from this trausitory exist
ence. Ho is a type of funny old man
whoso smile is contagious and whose
constant flow of wit is calculated to
creato lousternatiou in a gathering of
"This is a charming section of conn
try," he remerked. "but your wind is
not in it with our wind. Upon my re
turn east I shall use my best endeavor
to correct tho prevailing impression iu
regard to tho kind of whisky sold in
Arizona. After taking two drinks with
out any distressing results I feel that
I can conscientiously recommend it to
sufferers from insomnia. Why, the
Arizona tanglefoot isn't a marker to
the stuff that daily brings unfortu
nates into the police courts of Chicago.
I am a pretty good judge of bad
whisky and I think I know what I'm
"Strange what queer people we
meet on railroads when we don't hap
pen to have a weapon of defense, isn't
it? Seo that dainty-looking young fop
walking down the Place do Railioad?
I'm afraid I shall have to kill him be
fore wo get off this train. Down the
road apiece lie displayed a murderous
looking revolver which ho told us iu
whispeis he had brought along for the
especial entertainment of train rob
bers, aud he seemed in momentary ex
pectation of an nttack of masked
bandits. Tho darned galoot would be
tho first ono to duck under a seat, give
up his money aud beg for his lifo, aud
I told him so.
"Wo haven't been able to find a
democrat ou the whole train. If there
are any they're ashamed to confess
their weakness. Tins is the congres
sional car, aud this room is the senate
chamber. Hero tho financial question
lias been settled, eali day during our
journey, to the satisfaction of every
one, although the views of tho eight
senators are sometimes widely diverg
ent. Wo assemble at 10 a. m. and ad
journ at 11 p. m., and the prevailing
seutiiuoiit is for free silver."
Col. Frost, who was accompanied
by his accomplished daughter, intends
to locate at Los Angeles. Ho is of a
distinguished, soldierly bearing and
very prominent iu G. A. R. circles, be
ing on tho staff of tho commander-in-chief.
Gen. Barnum, together with
Gen. O. L. Maun and John S. Smith,
wrote tho first charter of the G. A. R.
at Chicago iu 1865.
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Disastrous Frotulit Wreck Near
A weak trestle gave way near Hack
berry nnd a freight train plunged
through it. Engineer Sullivan's hoad
was severed from tho body, tho head
brakeman was killed nnd tho fireman
saved Ids lifo by leaping from tho
train. It is a bad wreck. Tho east
bound passenger got around It on n
"shoofly" and arrived late last night.
There were several Fhigstaflltes
aboard. Tho accident was duo to tho
failure of tho watchman to flag tho ill
Highest Honors-World' FtM.
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A nurs Grans Cream of Tartar Powder. . Fres
Soin Ammonia, Alum or any other aduHmitt,'
I I kdnjltted atjthe I I
Why Was It
that Ayer's Samparllla, out of the (rest
number of similar preparations manufac
tured throughout the world, was the only
medicine of the kind admitted at the
World's Fair, Chicago? And why was It
that, In iplte of the united efforts of the
manufacturers ofotber preparation!, the
decision of the World's Fair Directors was
According to Rple U-"Artleles 2
that are in any way dangerous or o
offensive, also patent medicines, o
nostrums, and empirical prepara- g
tlons, whose ingredients are con- q
cealed, will not be admitted to the o
Exposition," and, therefore
Beeauti Ayer's Sariaparllla is not a o
patent medicine, not a nostrum, and not ri
a secret preparation.
J?muj lt nrnnrtotnra hnA nAthlntr tA O
conceal when questioned as to the for- o
inula from which It Is compounded. o
Mtcaun u Is all that It Is claimed to bo o
a Compound Concentrated Extract of o
Rart?lnHlla nnd fn vrvna wArfhv V
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the Indorsement of this most Important o
committee, called together for passing j
upon the manufactured products of the q
enure worm. o
Admitted for Exhibition
AT THE WORLD'S PAIR g
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Tho Hungry Hobo Sliun It ns They
Would the Plague.
The chain gang which was ordured
inaugurated by the council somo time
ngo, becamo an established fact last
Saturday. On the day previous a hobo
who becamo too persistent in his en
deavor to secure tho price of a meal,
wassontenced by Judge Prime to tickle
the mud with a hoe for tho period of
(We days. He was assigned to work in
front of The SuNoffico and Harry Hox
wortii was appointed to see that tho
sentence was dulj executed. The fel
low worked all right and when seveinl
people advised him to light out while
Mr. lloxworth was busy, ho scorned
"D'josposo I'm going t' let him
take a shot at nieP" he remarked, as his
left thumb indicated Harry; "not much
I don't. Youso fellers want me to lamb
and he'll blow my cverlastin' head off.
Not mueheel I'm no fool, even if my
whiskers does need amputation."
After the day's work was finished he
was taken into a restaurant for supper.
When he had eaten everything in right
lie sneaked out tho rear way and eloped
with himself. At last accounts ho was
still hot-footing. The chain gang is a
vision again and the mud continues to
hold full. sway in the streets.
The Moon lllushed.
The moon lost her accustomed pallor
for a brief period Sunday night, in
order to fill an engagement nt the
eclipsing business. Tho walking to
the Lowell observatory is not very
good at present, but about fifteen
people climbed the hill and, through
tho courtesy of Mr. Douglass, viowed
tho eclipse through the big telescope.
Tho most observable feature of this
eclipse, from an astronomical point of
view, was the variety of colors that
overspread the faco of the lunar body
during the evening. The predomi
nant color was of a coppor red. The
tints were due at the beginning to the
atmospheric conditions in our longi.
tilde and at the close to some longitude
over Europe or Asia. Tho next
eclipse occurs in September.
Don't Put It Off.
Tho necessity of a spriug medicine
is universally admitted. This is tiio
best timo of year In which to purify
the blood, to restore tho lost appotite.
and to build up tho entire system, ns
tho body is now peculiarly susceptible
to benefit from medicine. The great
popularity attained by Hood's Sarsa
parilla. owing to its real merit and its
romark'ablo success, lias established it
as the very best medicine to lake tn the
spring. It cures scrofula, salt rheum,
nnd all humors, biliousness, dyspepsia,
headache, kidney and liver complaints,
catarrh, nnd all affections caused or
promoted by low state of the system
or impure blood. Don't put it off,
but lake Hood's Sarsaparilla now. It
will do you good.
A Tuneful Illusion.
An optical illusion on the part of a
sheepherder proved disastrous to Bab.
bltt Bros.' shoo emporium. A customer
in tho shoo department thought his old
discarded shoes were strong enough to
penetrate tho plate glass front without
leaving their mark. Ho felt so happy
fn his nice new pair that he shied the
old ones out at the street. A deafen
ing crash followed,, nnd the expression
on the sheepman's faco was truly paiie-
Iful, as ho gazed wonderiugly at the
Notwithstanding thu fact that a heavy onslaught has been
made on our stock of.pants recently, we still have a large line
of all sizes, styles and qualities in stock. OUR PANTS arc
in great demand at this season of the year and we sell them
at prices to suit.
OOAT3 AND VESTS
To match our pants we never sold so cheap as weare sel
" ". . . . '
To suit this kind of weather and at prices which will'induce
you to buy. ,
COME AND SEE US.
FLAGSTAFF COMMERCIAL COMPANY.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
ft-f-1 A. KELLER, PROPRIETOR.
FANCY GROCERIES, CANDIES, NOTIONS, TOBACCO,
FRESH FRUITS, STATIONERY, CIGARS,
All the Delicaoies of the Season Fresh from the Market,
You are invited to call and inspect my Stook
J. F. DAGGS & CO.
BEEF, MUTTON AND LAMB,
By the Single Found or Carload Lots,
Prices to suit these Hard, or Democatic Times.
If you want anything in our line, write or call on us, fcr prices,
It will pay you,
The I'nsslDK Show.
A enr fillrd with nssurtcd Arizona
Indians was nttaclied to tho easlbmind
train Saturday night. They have Decn
specially engaged to look fierce tor
one consecutive summer with Barnum
& Bailey's "greatest show on earth."
They can look real lierco when occa
sion demands, and when their special
simker car stopped here there was
occasion enough to incite an Indian
outbreak. Several impudent young
fellows "rubber-neeked" the red peo
ple shamefully, doQlr.g their headgear
in mock courtesy, throwing kisses at
tho bronzed females nnd indulging in
other unseemly demonstrations of
affection. It was a tough-looking out
fit, embracing representatives of both
the Wallnpai aud Mohave tribes.
W. J. Rouse, tho agent of tho show,
has contracted for thirty-six Indians,
and every tribe in the territory will
ho represented. The farewell sceno at
Kingman is said to have been very
affecting. Tho relatives of tho depart
ing Indians assembled at the depot to
see them off. ihe gieat chief told
them always to be good, and as tho
train moved out the tracks wo e al'
most deluged with tiara.
There wcro somo notables among
these livinsr picture, tho most nromi
nent of whom were Smoke Stack, who
is 6 feet 8 inches in height, and his
brother, n few inches shorter; Wallnpai
Charley, and Captain Cnssouln, chief
of tho bupais, who was accompanied hy
his beautiful dark brown niece. It is
whispered in tho socioty circles of her
til lie that Miss Nightwiud will set her
cap for a strolling count or juko when
the show crosses tho oecan.
M. S. Beal was 67 years old last
Monday, and in memory of tho occas
ion several of his friends assembled at
the family residence to pay their tribute
of frieiidihip and respect. The presents
were numerous and appropriate nnd
tho gathering was treated to a gener
ous spread of refreshments. Among
the guests were Mr. and Mrs. F. L.
Beal and child, Mr. arid Mrs. DeYotlng
and child, Mr. and Mrs. Zillmau and
child, Mr. and Mrs. Hrigerman and
children. Mrs. J. W. Francis and chil
dren, Mr-. Gus Dill man, Mrs. Clmrli-B
Wx, m vww ev.
Tho North and South Road.
The Sun is pleased to state that suf
ficient monev has bee.x raised bv sub
scription in Flagstaff to make the pre
liminary survey of the Dnrango, Fiag
gtatf & San Diego railroad from tho
points of departure, on the mineral belt
to Jerome through tho Verde valley.
The original intention was to commence
the survey from this end of tho line,
but the snow on tho plateau renders
this purpose difficult just now. whereas
the conditions in the valley aro so dif
ferent and favorable that the survey
can be commenced at the south end as
well now as at any season of tho year.
It can, in fact, bo completed through
Jack's canyon or Beaver Creek canyon
up the rim onto tho plateau, and by
the timo that is done the snow will
have so melted that the engineers can
continue the work without interrup
tion all the way to Flngtaff. This
course is certainly tho wisest and best,
as it will save considerable, time, and
every week now is of great valmi to
the country and is of importance look
ing to tho success of tho on'erpriso.
Tub Sun bows to' that line of ajtion,
believing that personal cons'deration
should yield to public necessities and
general good. Whatever is good for
the general public is certainly good for
every individual member of the public
Harold W. Roll, tho ''Democrat"
man, returned from Phoenix last night.
Ho reports that the Flagstaff delega
tion are holding their own with tho
city people, and the denizens of the
alfalfa burg gaze in opun-niouthcd awe
at Charles Canall's South African dia
mond. The parade Tuesday was marred by
a terrible accident to Jesus Martinez,
pressman on tho "Gazette." The cow
boys' horses stampeded and Marti.iez
was trampled under their feet. He
Notice to Townslters.
All parties having filed upon toivn
lots in the original townsltu of Flag
staff mid havo not proved up on the
same are hereby notified that all such
lots will be subject to re-entry after
April 1, 1895. The law requires that
nil lots must be deeded within sixty
days after filing.
N. G. Layton. Trustee.
Babbitt Bros, are going to add to
thcir-dry goods department this spring
a fine stock of millinery goods. Ev
erything will be. fresh ami new. All
bty les will bo up to date. Grand open
ing ubOTt -April Is"