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THE COCONINO SUN.
Meeting oJ the Representatives of Board o!
Supervisor to Discus Revenue
In response to the call Issued some
time ago by the territorial board of
equalization for u meeting to be held In
Phoenix on the 25th of January of the
members of the boards of supervisors
and the assessors of the various coun
ties for a conference relative to the
equltablo taxation of property, a gath
ering of prominent men assembled In
the owlce of the board of control In the
Fleming building on that date, ltepre
sentatives from every county in the ter
ritory were present. The roll showed
Dr. O. Y,'. Vickers, territorial auditor
and chairman of tho territorial board of
John A. Black, member of tho board
of control for the First district.
R. II. Burmlster, member of tho board
forithe Second district.
Captain E. A. Cutter, member of the
board for tho Fourth district.
Maricopa county-J. T. Priest, J. I.
Norton, and Joseph Monibon, supervis
ors; Frank-A. Luke, assessor.
Pima county M. 0. Saminiego, su
pervisor; Henry Levin, assessor.
Pinal county John Miller, super
visor. Mohave county W. E. Krost, super
visor. Coconino county E. S.Clark, district
Yavapai county-H. II. Carter, rep
resentative appointed by the board of
Yuma county Mel Greenleaf, sheriff
and cx-offielo tax collector, and Arthur
Gila county-D. U. Vllllam3, asses
sor. Navajo county J. H. Frlsby, clerk of
tho board of supervisors.
Graham county F. W. Hayes, super
visor. Cochise county W. A. Harwood,
The relative values of land and live
stock were discussed. The methods of
taxation and tho collection of taxes
caused considerable discussion. The
meeting was an interesting one, and it
will probably result in the changing of
the revenue law during the next session
of the legislature.
The Supreme Court.
In tho supremo court the following
order was made In the case of J. F.
Daggs ct al. vs. J. H. Hosklns, Jr.,
"It appearing to the court that the
briefs of the appellants filed in this caso
on the date on January 24 contain scur
rilous, otlenslve and disrespectful refer
ences to tho trial judge .f the court
below, and that the use of certain lan
guage therein contained Is Improper
and unwarranted for the purposes of n
brief, it Is now ordered by the court .
that the copies or the appellants' brief
referred to be and are hereby stricken
from the flies."
George W. Henry vs. Joseph Mayer
et al.; on motion of appellee's attorney
hearing was reset for January 31.
C. S. McConnlck vs. Arizona Central
Bank; argued and submitted.
Babbitt Bros. vs. Mandell Bros.; ar
gued and submitted. Phoenix Herald.
A Sensible Board.
Mohave county's board of supervisors
was asked to endorse Mark Smith's
home rule bill at their last meeting.
After discussing the subject, the mem
bers concluded that a home rule bill
has as much show of becoming a law
as Mark llanna has of going to heaven,
and that it would be u waste of time,
ink and paper to petition congre to
pass the bill now before ttut boiy.