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FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1896.
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CANDIES,' NOTIONS, TOBACCO,
Spanish Lobbyists Pleased at the
Senator Vest Says the Administra
tion Shows a Disposition to Mis
understand the Western lco
pie The Civil .Service.
FHOM OUB HEOULAR COIlHESrONDENT.l
-Washington, March 20 Tim Sun-
ate, in delaying tinnl action upon the
Cuban resolutions, is, of course, not
doing so to please the. Spanish lob
byists, but ail the same it is pleasing
them, anil probably enabling them to
make, their Spanish employe! s think
they are earning their money. The
Senate Committee on Foreign Rela
tions sat down hard upon the proposi
tion to send the Cuban resolutions baek
to conference by directing Senator
Sherman to get a vote upon ihetn as
soon as possible. How soon that will
bo depends upon how many more sen
ators want to mako speeches upon the
Senator Vest made the hit of the
week iu a semi-humorous speech in
favor of Senator Cannon's resolution
direetiug Secretary Smith to carry out
the law by opening the 2,000,000 acres
comprised in the Unconipahgre reser
vation in Utali to the public. He
started out by calling attention to the
Administration's disposition to misun
derstand the Western people, and
threw the entire Senate into laughter
by the following reference to I'resideut
Cleveland's speech at the New Yolk
Home Missionary meeting: "Our Presi
dent stout with Dr. Talmage on one
side and the Rev. Sheldon Jackson on
the other, and gave us a new version
of that blessed old mis-iiouary hyiuu
which we havu heard so often iu our
" I'rom -Montana's sinful mountain.
from Utah's wlcUed plains,
They call us to deliver
Our land fiom Lrror's chains."
As was expected the Home made the
resolution censuring Ambassador
Bayard the basis for a partisan discus
sion. According to the present programme
Presideut Cleveland will shortly ex
tend thu civil service rules so as to
cover about every employee of the
Federal Go eminent outside of mem
bers of the cabinet and the judiciary.
If done, the Administration which will
come into power next March would
have practically no patronage to dis
tribute. This docs not strike the poli
ticians favorably. Iu fact, it does not
strike anybody outside of the present
officeholders and those who are de
pendent upon them very favorably.
Whilo there never was any sense in a
wholesale change iu the smailfry offi
cials of the Government every time
theic was a change of administration,
it tquares witli common sense and good
business ideas to have those tilling
executivo positions in political sym
pathy with the administration. If
President Cleveland makes the pro
posed blanket extension of the civil
service rules it will be the first step
towards the total abolition of those
rules by his successor.
The fact is not likely to be over
looked by foreign nations that the
naval appropriation bill for the fiscal
year begiuniug July 1st next, which
was this week agieed upon by the
House Committee on Naval Affairs,
carries more money for increase of
our navy than has beeu carried in a
single bill since tho war. The build
ing of four battle-ships and fifteen tor
pedo boats are provided for iu the bill.
The new boats are all to be built by
contract, and to meet any emergency
that may arise for hurrying them the
Secretary of the Navy is authorized to
spend as much of tho total appropria
tion as iu lils judgment may be neces
sary during the coming Usual year.
Representatives of nearly all the
railway labor organizations were given
hearings by the House Labor Com
mittee this week. They all spoke in
favor of the bill of Senator Voorhees,
giving any railway employee who is
arrested for contempt of court thongiit
to appeal to any other court and to
a trial by jury; also the bill introduced
by Representative Erdman of Pennsyl
vania, providing for a national board
of arbitration to settle disputes be
tween railways and their employees,
and Representative Phillips' bill to
create a national non-partisan board
to look after the interests of employers
and employees and make recommenda
tions for their mutual benefit.
The giving of a dinner and recep
tion in honor of Secretary and Mrs.
Olney by the British Ambassador this
week was something very unusual for
Lent, and the presence as guests of the
Venezuelan minister and Sir Stafford
Noithcote, M. P., who was formerly
Lord Salisbury's piivato secretary,
naturally resulted iu originating lots
of gossip coimecting the affair with the
Yeui'isUi Ian question. In order to
quiet the gossip it was given out that
tho entertainment was tho regular
annual dinner and -reception always
giveti by tho ambassador in honor of
tho Secretary of State and his wife,
and which was not given this year at
tho usual time because tho embassy
was then in mourning on account of
the death of the Priuee of Battenburg.
The report that Senator Pngh and
Hon. Don M. Dickinson, ex-postmaster
general, had a row because the former
spoke slighliugly of the President was
not ti tie. The men did exchange hard
wouls, but the only cause was that the
latter was under the influence of some
thing which made him forget the
proper manners of a gentleman. The
incident occurred in the dining-room
of a well-known restaurant, and was
all 01 er iu two minutes. It began
through Representative McWilliams of
Tennessee offering to introduce the
men, who, strange to say, didn't know
Monthly Weather itcport.
Artliui I,. White, director of the U.
S. Department of Agriculture, Climate
and Crop Service of the Weather Bu
reau, Arizona Section, Phoenix, makes
the following summary for February:
The monthly-mem temperature for
February, 1896. 50.0, is 2.0 degrees
above the normal and 2.3 degrees above
the mean temperature of Febiuary,
18M. The highest monthly mean was
G2.C at Texas Hill and tho lowest 32.3
at Flagstaff. The highes' temperature
teported was 95 at Maricopa, on the
28th; the lowest at Flagstaff, zero, on
the -tth. Range for the Territory was
95 degrees. Greatest monthly local
range, G7 at Maricopa; least, 4 degrees
at Pantano. Mean daily range for tho
Territory, 53. The mean maximum
temperature was 64 degrees, and the
mean minimum was 35 degrees.
The average precipitation for Febru
ary, 1896, .28 inches, is .92 iuches less
than the normal amouut, and .87 iuches
less than tho average for February,
Tho greatest amount of precipita
tion occurred in the oau Simon valley
and the least iu the Salt River valley,
and there was none at all in tho Aute
lope, Big Sandy aud Colorado salleys.
Tho greatest amount at any station
was 1.05 at Walnut ranch, San Simon
valley, and tho least at Camp Wells
aud Peoria, Salt River vallev. Snow
fell in all portions of tho Territory,
but it melted as it fell except in 'the
mountain districts. The greatest
amouut of snowfall reported was 12
inches at Flagstaff. There was no
snow on the ground on the' 16th nor at
the end of the month. The rainy
periods were tho 4th, 11th, 21st aud
22d. An appreciable amount of pre
cipitation was reported ou 12 days, and
a total absence of precipitation ou 17
Hail was reported 011 the 8th and
22d; thunderstorms on the 11th; lunar
haios at Oro Blano on the 18th and
26th, at Phoenix on the 25th.
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THE FOREST RESERVE,
The llouudarlps of tho Grand Canyon
On the 20th of February, 1893, Presi
dent Harrison issued a proclamation
creating the "Great.Cauyon Reserve"
in tho northern part of Coconino
county, the laud embraced in it being
reserved from seltlemeut or entry.
The boundaries are as follows:
Beginning at tho point of intersec
tion of the parallel of 36 degrees 30
minutes north latitude with tho merid
ian of 111 degrees 45 minutes of longi
tude west from Greenwich; thence
westerly along said parallel of latitude
to tho intersection with the meridian
of 112 degrees 45 minutes west longi
tude; thence southerly along said
meridian of longitude to its intersec
tion with the parallel of 35 degrees 45
minutes north latitude; thence easterly
along said parallel of latitude to its
intersection with tho meridian of 111
degrees 45 minutes west longitude;
thence northerly along said meridian
of longitude to its intersection with the
parallel of 36 degrees 30 minutes north
latitude, the place of beginning.
Excepting from the force and effect
of this proclamation all lands which
may have been prior to tho date '
thereof embraced in any legal entry or
covered by any lawful filing duly of
record in tho proper United States i
land office, or upon which any valid
settlement has beeu made pursuant to
law and tho statutory period within
which to make entrv or filing of record
has not expired; and all ni'ning claims
duly located and held according to the
laws of tho United States aud rules aud
regulations not in conflict therewith.
Provided, that this exception shall
not continue to apply lb any pal tieular
tract of laud unless the coin man,
settler orclaimaut continues to comply
with the law under which the eutry.
tiling, seltlemeut or location was
The above proclamation was pub
lished in the Sun of April 6, 1893.
There has been so many inquiries about
the forest reserve and its exemptions
that a reproduction is made as an
Tho iuteutiou is to preserve Coco
nino forest and that portion of the
Grand Canyon along the forest. The
.sduUt'liue of the' forest reserve runs
just north of the San Fiancisco moun
tains aud extends north one degree.
Tho west Hue is just west of Cataract
Canyon and extends east one degree,
aud embraces all the beM, scenic por
tion of tho Grand Canycn.
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The Epidemic of Measles.
Tho family that lias not had a case
of measles to contend with dining the
past month is tho exception In Flag
staff. Whilo the disease is prevalent
in this community, and many have ii
for the second time, it is of mild form
and no deaths have occurred. The
attendance at the public schools became
so small that Tuesday school was dis
missed for tho week.
There are 110 many cases in town that
all cannot be mentioned. The family
of C. E. Vanderen, father, mother aud
childicu, have all been down with the
measles, and Merrill Vories has it for
the second Lime.
Yur. a's now $3,000 ice plint will
comini'iico work ou the 1st.
It i rumored that tho plans and
specifications for tho new courthouse at
Holbrook are already made out and
that a party has been looking tho
country over for tho purpose of select
ing a suitable place to make and burn
the brick. The powers that be pro
pose tn lose no time in the accomplisu
ment (.f their schemes. WinslowMail.
The winter term-of the university
close 'it-day, and there will be a vaca
tion ii til nex'. Wednesday, when tho
sprin x, t u'lii. the last of tho university
year, .rill bpgin. The work of the
closing term has been very satisfac-
lory. The faculty have permitted tbo
studeu'" to celebrate the closing of the
term by giving a reception to their
Arti. ,:s of incorporation of the Pa
cific C ml Company were filed yester
day with the recorder. Tho incor
porate t are James A. Fleming, Richard
Flemii 2, L. II. Chalmers, Fred Heiu
ieiu aid D. A. Abrams. The capital
stock ii fl.000,000, iu 10,000 shares of "
100 c ch. Tho company will buy, sell
or lc:ts ! coal mines aud also handle
milliii; aud mining machinery. Re
Con1 i'!crable excitement was created
in Preitt last week over the discov
ery o nbuloiiily rich gold oro twelve
miles s nitli of town. Frank Wright,
an old Utah and Colorado prospector,
was ti liseoverer, and samples of the
ore b'( ught to town by him go away
up iu tU'i thousands iu gold. The.dis-
coven ift in the old district and near
the Siii a tor mine, but aside from the
laltel j'ue very few claims in the dis
trict tare beeu opeued up to any
Tim ugh inquiries that have beeu
made 1 .nee the light which occurred at
Bensoi about six weeks ago between
the (fleers aud a number of hobos,
while irying to make an arrest, result
ing ii tho death of one of tho latter -and
ti wounding of an officer, it has '
been ascertained that the dead man
was at ex-couvict aud a hard character
named Duffy, who had served a term
in St Queutin aud was wauted in
Califoi iiafor committing several of
The sharp-pointed wit uow being
engaji d In by Editor Bird of the
"Oasis"' and Editor Reppy of the "Tri
bune" leads one to believe that they
have Deen experimenting with the X
rays. Editor Reppy, after a careful
examination, discovered that the brain
supposed to bo contained iu Elitor
Bird's head had been removed years
ago ami cigar stubs substituted, while
Editor Bird comes back with tho as
tonishing discovery that such an op
eration would have proven a flat fail
ure wi it Editor Reppy, as there would
have b:"n found uothiugto remove.
A S'tlomonvillo dispatch says: "For
some time tho cattle raisers of this
viciuity have been .complaining of'
stock being found dead on the plains,
portions, however, being carried away.
Yestu 1 ly morning three soldiers, with
an Indian scout, were noticed to leave
Solomonvillo in tho direction of the
mount tins, and as they were suspected
a poJSf of citizens followed tliem, keep
ing ( U )f sijjht iu the. distance, but on
'.heir nil. Soon a shot was Hied,
then ; rolher, aud two big steers fell
dead I 1 tho ground. The citizens saw
encujii to convince them that tho
thiocs wero tho soldiers and Indian
scout, mid when they reached Solo
monvi Im thoy wero surprised to find
that o fibers wero ready with warrants
forth i'' arrest. The citizens had beat
them re's 10 town and swore out war-rauU-
i aiust them."
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