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paid strictly in advance, for at - this
price no subscriber will be carried be
yond the date of renewal.
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Has secured the agency for Alfred Peats' Prize
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THE LEADING HOTEL OF
Tourists and commercial travelers will find the
above named hotel complete, in all the modern im
provements of the day. The management will spare
no pains to cater to the wants of his patrons.
BOOMS Bf THE DAY WEEK 08 MONTH.
Also Dining Room attached, where nothing but
the best the market affords is served to Guests.
T JT. Coalter, P:rojp,
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All the Dalicaoies of the Season Fra3h from the Market.
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said of our lumber.
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On and after the first day of January.
1896, the subscription price of the
GOGONINO WEEKLY SUN
will be reduced to $2.00 a year.
Tho Bioyclists to Mako the Run
to the Grand Canyon.
The Coconino Cycling Club Will
MalceTlirlr Third Annual Itun
From Flagstaff to tho (Jrund
Canyon on Aucust lOtli.
Tho Coconino (Jvcling Club are
making niTiingcmuiils to ouici luin ii
largo number of cyclists (lining their
meet hero in August. The club litis
issued Ihe following circular, which
contains much rulimhlti information
for those who wish to attend:
1 lib start will bo mado at 6 o'clock A. M.
from the rooms of tlio Coconino Cycllni; Olub.
PlagstulT. Arizona, August 19. 1806. Tliciutli
and 21st will bo tpcnt ut tlio Canyon, and
tho return trip mado on tho Z2d.
Tho distance to tlio hotel at tho Canyon
about soventy miles. Tho tr'p can bo made
In from eight to twelve liours. according to
the speed and endurance of the rider. Any
fairly good amatcurrldcrcan make It In from
ton to twelve hours.
Tho road Is a good mountain road, being
tho route or the Atlantic .V Pacific Itallroad
stage to the Canyon. It circles tho base of
tho San Kianclsco Mountains (which lie
about ten miles north nest of i'lugstaffi and
leads through flno foiests of pines for the
first twenty and lust eighteen mll.s of the
ill-tance. Tho Intervening portion of the
mud lies out a rolling pralriu lelon and
through thickets of hcrub cedar A rest sta
tion where lunch will be prepared. In found
at Cedar Itaucli, about half way to the
Contrary to the popular Idea suggested by
the word " Arizona," tbo temperature of this
region, owing to Its altitude, seldom rises
abovoM(U-g. I'ahr., even tit niUl.uinmeri and
the mornings andyvjnlngs are delightfully
cool and pleasant.''o liner summer cli
mate can be found within tho confines of
Uncle Sam's dominions.
Tho entire route to tho Canyon Is a suc
cession of Interesting and beautiful sights.
The dim, shadowy lstns of thd plno forest
stretching away on either side, tho charming
little glades and valleys with which Its ex
panse Is broken heio and there, the mag
nificent vlows of the noble ban I'rancUco
triad, tho changing hues and shapes of tho
cliffs and hll s along the road, the black
carpet of volcanic cinders to the left. Sunset
Crater wlih Its somuro slopes and ciestof J
etenilLl Htlllslilnn. tit) fnmlitn.. li tit.bn flw.1
first twenty miles of the journey a scenic
panorama of Indescribable beauty, while tho
fragrance of the pines and tho cilsp. fresh
mountain air rendor every breath a delight.
1'asslug out of tho pines, the prairie region
before referred to. Is entered; m-iny of Its
hills extinct craters, some of ihcm tlinber
lcs. some covered with stunted cedars. The
widespread views alTorded along this portion
of the route, extending many miles ou overy
hand, gives 0110 the sense of freedom such a
scene always Imparts, and, as an element of
most picturesque beauty In tho landscape,
off to the noitheast, some fifty miles away,
with Its varied hues and tints shimmering
and blciidlngln tho sunlight, lies the 1'alut.d
Desert, one of the most unique and most ex
quisite sights in tho oullre Kocky .Mountain
Up from tho prairie, tho forest Is entered
again, and when tho hotel at tho Canyon is
reached. It Is found surrounded by the
stalely whispering pines, lu a little glen Just
at tho brink of tins mighty gorgo.
And then, moro wonderful tnun all else.
Is the canyon Itself, the mot siupcnuoua
and mostuwe-iiispirlngof all Damo ature's
handiwork, a mighty chasm eighteen miles
ill bread th and six thousand feet in depth,
beyond the power of the Imagination to con
ceive ur of the mind to cumprutiend; lllleu
with wondrous shapes of cllir andbutteaud
rocky wall, with n.arviluus b.eudlng of shude
atiucoloilng, with luoxpresslble ellectof dis
tance uud depth, auu all ousucliucullossal
scale that tho brain Is bewlldertd In the
mere endeavor to grasp Its treatuess. 'this
uioue is, well worth traveling half around
the globe to see. Oood hotel accommoda
tions, ut special rates, will bo provided at
Flagstaff for all who may attend the ruu.
Lunch will bo served, us has been stated, at
ceoar uanch. the half-way stage station on
the Canyon road. At the Canynu a hotel
mis been established by tho ICailroad Com
pany, where first-class meals will bu fur
nished mid good tout uccnuimodatlous for
steeping purposes affuided. should the num
ber participating In ihe ruu bo greater than
tho lent capacity, abundant bedding will be
supplied for ail others for sleeping outside;
and lo those who are fond of outing, t his w.ll
bu found preferable to ihe tents, us the dry
atmosphere lu this region precludes tliupruu
ability of taking cold, and sleep in the open
air Is most refreshing and iiivlgoiatlug.
The Coconino Cycling club will arrange
and meet all expenses of tho run. charging
each participant Jlu.OO. Tuis will luciude
sleeping accomodations and boaid ut the
Canyon and meals en loute, but docs not
Include expenses ut Hugstuff.
In order to Insure accommodations, notice
should bo scut to the Secretary of the Club
by August 1st of Intention to participate In
ihe ruu. Tho Uiub will endeavor to arrange
for all who may (come, but will not guaran
tee, accommodations for liny who may send
their names later than tho date above men
tioned. In addition to tlio scenery on tho road and
at the Canyon, there are many points cf in
terest In and about Flagstaff that will well
repay a visit. Among tlici.0 may bo men
tioned the Cliff and Cave Dwellings, ruins of
a long-past age; tiie Ban Francisco moun
tains whose summit affords one of tlio finest
and most comprehensive landscape vlows to
be found in tho Uult.d Htutcs; Sunset Crntcr
and tho lava regions about It; Oak Creok
Canyon with Its tiout fishing and romantic
beauty, and a great number of lakes, cm.
yons, springs and hills, each having Its own
peculiar attractions. Also, train this point
a trip may be advantageously made to the
Montezuma Well and Castle; or to tlio Great
natural linage 01 lonto iiasln: or to Cut
uract Canyon, with its magnificent water
falls, and tho picturesque settlement of the
Yava-supal Indium wlilcu is locuted In UtU
Tin' Phoenix Instiinncc Conii.in.r of
Brooklyn has mnilii m nitifrcmenls tn
hand over I heir business on Urn Purl lie
slope to tho Peiinstlvania or Phila
delphia. Mrs. L. L. Wyiitls, fotmerly n nnws
p.tper woman of Phoouix, has been
engaged by ;i (intent medieinn com'.
p:n- to nuiko a lotirof I ho world. She
will bo absent about two ,je:irs.
Schluller, tho great healer, passed
through Kirklnnil Valley Saturday. If
that man would only settle down what
an enoinioiis practice he could have
without any more freu advertising.
Tlio Phoenix "Gitzeltu" is titillioiiiy
for tho statement that Nick Clark, a
roSKetor, was uittou by a Gila mon
ster without any othtt ill effects than
a pieco being torn out of his linger.
The uow lino front Congress station
to the mines is r.ipnlly approaching
completion. Tho rails of the old
Prescolt & Central toad are being used,
and it is probable one of the old loco
motives of the P. & A. C. liuo will be
Commencement exercises wero held
nt the-Teriitorial univetsily ou Tues
day and jeslenliiy evenings, nfter
which Governor Franklin addressed
tho meeting and was given a recep
tion. The proceedings wound tip with
a promenade concert.
Advices leached hero to-day from
Ures that John Lebuer and Forest
Mom, the young men who left No
gales, Arizona, two mouths ago, to
walk to Guatemala, wero killed Mon
day by the Yaqui, Indians, west of thai
towu. Bolder Vidette.
Local judicial machinery lias had a
irood rest for several davs, and if
tho !v.'-breakers don't do something
pietty quick it will mat out. If this
excessive and prolonged good lichatior
continues "down east Arizona kickers"
to talk about,
Duo of tho class that usually hang
ou to thu skirts of a circus did good
business in Phoei.ix. His name is
Samuel Kchelsoii. and he passed
never.tl $5 counterfeit gold pieces, but
unfortunately for himself he was de
tected early in tho gamo and ho uow
languishes in jail.
Editor WolHey of thu Republican11
and William Dun bar, sun of thu editor
of tho "Gazette," had an interesting
time in Phoenix on M unlay morning.
VVolfley bolted into a grocery storu to
avoid his antagonist, but was followed
and gut a sound drubbing. 'IIo will
not need to "strip his sleevs lo show
his scars" for some time to como.
ThoS. F., P. & P. railni.t! into
i tinning exclusions from Phoenix to
Prescolt and Flagstaff iu the near future.
This is as it should b". Heretofore
largo sums of money were taken fiom
Arizona to Southern California, when
as a matter of fact no part of Califor
nia can io with thu Colorado plateau
either for tlio m.tguilicuiicu of its aceu
ery or its health-giving qualities.
One of tho most signilicaut and iu
eresting things in connection with the
prehistoric occupancy and civilization
of this section of the country Is found
in thu unmistakable evidences that
Free Masonry existed here largely in
a most iot feet slate. Cut ou thu rocks
of the Verdo liver and Oak creek, in
astern Yavapai and Coconino coun
ties, exist some of tho emblems, such
as thu square, tho compass and the
keystone, cut, not iu lint rook, its would
naturally bo supposed, lint ikttJn relief,
on the rocks, which necessitated tho
removal of the entire surface surrotmd
iug tlio emblems. It further appears
that not only liltio Lodge Masotiry was,
practiced, but higher Masonry, as is
indicated by thu Royal Arch emblem.
Photiiix Herald. .
"AT Vnlunble prescription. , . 4
-Editor Mortiso'n 'or Worthlngloh;
Iinli -"gnu." writes: "You 'havoa
viiltmufe prescription in Electric Urt
te'isvnrt(LI'yan cheeifully recfimiiiejui;
it for Constipation and Sick Headache,
and sis a. .general system t'onlo It-has'
no eqiKihy Mrs. Annie S.lehle, ,2625,
Cottngosjiovo Ave, Chicagor wiTs all
run down, couTtl not eat nor digest
food, liada hariknulio which niiVor feft
her.'iaml felt liml and weary, but six
bottles i of Electric Hitlers restored fier
henltlp, and renuwc
Prices 51) cents and
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LEVI -STRAUSS & CO.
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OVERALLS AND SPRING BOTTOM PANTS.
EVERY OARMENT GUARANTEED.
EMPLOY OVER 350 GIRLS.
A Series of Oaves Discovered in
the Grand Canyon.
Theynre of Varying Depth nnd Knor
juous Sizc-LillBteiilntr With Stol
nctltc nnd Stalagmite Tra
verse tlio Mountains In
A moro tt uly wondei ful sight than
thill which has-just been diseoveted in
ilie Grand Canyon of the Colorado has
seldom been witnessed. That this
wonderful canyon has been so little
explored .is yer: much to our loss, as
beyond all question i there are thou
sands of objects to bo fi.tind there to
interest and instruct tint, coupled
with tho grand and imposing views
untitle with so lavish a hand has scat
tered all arotiiid, could not fail to
bring isitors from all parts of 'tho hab-
ilamo gloiie. Jo Amei leans, p.irticn-
htily, this place should bo an object of
inlerest, for nowlieiu in Ihe woild c.iu
be found such inlinitely giaiid, noble
ami in-piring scenes as an; to be found
iu Iho Gi.tnd Cwyoii. Ceilninly not
iu Europe, which is Iho objective (mint
of nearly all our moneyed people. The
Alps pale Ihcirinsigiiilic.iiit liiv.s before
the towering peaks that ale lo befoiind
In Northern Atizona; their lakes and
mens wo count easily stow away, :itnlnf the league, lis oig.uii.ed, iho
never miss them; while as to their
rivers, how can tho sluggish Rhine,
Ihe muddy Thames or the polluted
Seine compare with Ilm turbulent,
dancing river that Hows at thu base of
thu Grand C.iuion? Ever changing,
never in two places alike at due point
appearing liku a placid lake, its surface-
scarcely disturbed by a ripple;
next hurrying on liko a mad mitutitaiu
torrent and sweeping every tiling before
it that would attempt to resist its fury;
next willi tlio noiso ami force of a
dozen Niagaras it comes tumbliiiover
the cliffs; while anon it is to bu seeii
falling in beautiful cascades and lllllug
thu surrounding atmosphere with Ihe
music of its drowsy hum. No; there
is 110 place that can compare with Ati
zona for the natural beauty of its scen
ery. And why Americans should go
elsewhere without 'having visited the
Territory is a mystery.
The latest discovery that ias been
made in tho Grand Canton will hate
Hie effect of materially' adding to the
interest and pleasure to bo derived
from a visit to this wonderful spot.
This is an enormous cave, or series of
caves, witli two openings about 50
y at ils apart, containing numberless
compartments." It'has"not 1een fully
explored jet, but one cnmp.ulmcnl
ban beetrfonnd to bo ?1,600 fiet long
tutd twoothVrsv800 feet'loug. One cut
is 250 feet high ami 75 feet wide, and
the prismatic colors of thustalacliie
iiild'stuliiguflte ui'akiCtfiose civVrns .1
a truly woudeiful and absorbing scene.
I lui caverns -lead 'tn-every direction
Under tho mountains, and there is 110
doubt lliaf as soon as geologists bu
comu acquainted tith tho fact that
such a cave is in existence crouds will
fill 5nd; .S explor.o' its'm stet ics.
Tho new discovery; is 'called the
SUtliictUd.Cavo-and is' very easily ac-ces-sjbje.,
Tho brst, wuy, to get lo.lt is
by'folhiwing. tiie' Cameron anif 'Grand
iViewti'Jill,whicli;is rttbout three miles
from tlio hotel, and from tin: rim to
to tho cave"is ithreo miles fur
liter. Iu addition to exilorinr tliese
ca'liooTlltis? tljojvisfthisj ewardciTwitlt
What thu name of thu trail intimates
11 gin nd vlottrj nayf'possibly'lhe grhnd-
est.view that luis liver beeii .vouchsafed
tn'riinrtnl ttrbeliold. All Hie gralidetir
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vv'-" 'U!'r w,,"l-'"i"
aU.llio poetry of imagination, fade into
insignilicatice when contrasted with
that oiiu iou It is superb, mag
nificent, sublime. Human intellect
caniiotgiasp its details, and language
is too poor to convey any idea of its
immensity, its grandeur uinlsublimily.
Ve mo indebted to Mr. Niles Cam
eron tor this information, and trust it
tuny bo a means of inciting others to
fin liter explore tho wondrous mys
teries which have rem lined hidden
from man Ihiough nil ilm n-jes.
.Meeting of the ltepiibllcan I.c.'cue
Tho Republican Lenguu of Coconino
county met at the nfUce of E. S. Clark
on Saturday afternoon, pursuant to
adjournment. The lesignaiioti of F.
D. Willey. secretary, was read, and
it appealing that Mr. Willey had ic
moved permanetilly from tho county,
his resignation was accepted. Ou
motion K. S. Chitk was elected sec
retary It whs moved that an assessment of
j 25 cents per month, payable on Iho
, first day of every mouth from the 1st
jof June until the closo of thu coming
campaign, bu levied against each mcn
bcr of the league for the purpose of
piy ing curioiit expenses, the balance,
'if any, to be turned into the campaign
f I. Carried.
It was oidercd that an executive
committee, cousistingof live members, '
including the president and secretary
piiititniuiits lo bo uiiilo by the chair.
The chair appointed Joseph JnhuMou,
N. (J. Liiton and F. V. Sisson, who
with President R IJ. Uuriis and Secre
tary E. S. Clark constitute the execu
It was further ordered that tho
executive committee direct the finan
cial affairs of the league, collect tho
monthly assessments and pay thu same
to the treasurer, taking Ids receipt
Tho treasurer was directed to de
posit all league funds iu the Arizona
It was decided lo hold liugtii! meet
ings in r.iiilicaiion f ihu presidential
nominations to be made at St. Louis
on Juno lCih as follows: At Williams
011 Fiid.iy-f Jinn 26ib; at Flagstaff on
Saltinl.iy, June 27th. The executive,
coiuniiiiee to make nil arrangements
for said meetings, to secure speakers,
etc. On motion Hm league adjourned
lomcct at Williams Junu 26th.
Up to Date 1800.
The most complete lariff text book
ever published is Hut now edition of
Tat ill Facts for Speakers and Stu
dents," defender tlncninuut No. 9
260 pages, ju,t out. Publishers, Tho
Aineiican Protective Tariff League.
Campaign text books issued jttst be
fore thu election aro of little value.
The tat iff league is to bu congritttl.it
ed ou its foresight in getting out its
hand book so eatly in the year. Order
by number only. Sent to any addre.s
for twenty-live cents. Address W. F.
Wakemaii. Gen. Sec, 135 West 2Jd
St., New Yotk.
An Ideal l'unuccn.
James L. Francis. Alderman, Chica
go, says: "I regaid Dr. King's New
Discovery as an Ideal Panacea for
Coughs, Colds and Lung Complaints,
hating used it iu my family for the
hist live years, lo tho exclusion of
phytiician'o prcsciiptionsor other prep
arations." Rev. John Burgtts, Keokuk, Iowa,
wiiles: "I hate been-rt Minister of
Iho Mclhodist E)isoopal Church for
50 eais or more, uud Imv,. n,..-ni-
found any thing so bone lieial, or that
gave mo such speedy relief as Dr.
Kinjr's New Discoverv.' Tie tl.l.
Ideal Cough Remedy now. Trial
bottles free at D. J. Ucauueu's Dittff
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