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12 THE COCONINO SUN.
The Flagstaff Literary Society. Mr. Gibson was unanimously ap-
In pursuance of call, a large and pointed a committee of one to notify all
enthusiastic meeting was held at rooms persons within reach as to the date of
10 and 11, Babbit block, Sunday, Janu- W meeting.
ary 23d, 1898, for the purpose of organ- Messrs. Simpson and Grecnlcaf wero
Izlng the Flagstaff Literary society. unanimously appointed a committee on
Messrs. James P. McQovern and J. M. publication of notices.
Simpson were unanimously eleeted Messrs. Gibson, Simpson and Reld
temporary chairman and secretary, re- were appointed a committee to select
spectlvely. In calling the meeting to debaters and prepare programme for
order Chairman McQovern said : said meeting to be held on February
' "Gentlemen We are assembled here 4tni I898. s above set forth,
today with a view of organizing a lit- There being no further business tho
crary society, the object of which is meeting adjourned,
to cultivate literary taste and for tho J. M. Simmon,
moral and social advancement of its Secretary Pro Tern,
members. It Is the present Intention . . .. 7, , .
of the promoters to hold weekly or At the meeting of the bo:.rd of super-bi-weekly
meetings, at which debates, vlsorsonthe 6th Inst, the hospital con
oratlons, lectures, declamations, essays tract was awarded to Dr H.S.Gordon
readings, etc., rill be had, in addition at ?"" per da-v- T!,e VtoiPcctor
to the customary parliamentary pn.c- "f'the county advertising and most
tlce. That an association of this char- oftheJobwMhough the Range New
actcrkneeded to counteract the Influ- at"l Orb get a small share. John Hen
ence of the Saloon and gaming table is nlnger W,U f?cd the Prisoners nt Tmtf
a' fact brought home to us dally, and s,oneat 15cenU per mea1' Qlnhofer,
that we can and will succeed If we at BUbee W cen,s Per day- J- F- Wl1"
stand together Is also beyond the per- 1,am8 has ,he contract t0 burv Indigent
adventure of a doubt." ' dead at B,SDee at '8? C B. Tarbell
'Chairman McGovern was unanl- nt Tombstone, $25.-WUlcox News,
mously appointed a committee of one There was admitted from Mexico dur-
to draft a constitution and by-laws for Ing the year 1897 a total of 693,224 head
submission at next meeting. of cattle of thlg nnmbw thefe wer(j
On mot on duly seconded It was 68,670 disposed of In Arizona for graz-
unanllnously ing and slaughtering purposes. Arizona
'Res-olved that the next meeting of gtands 8econd on the T be,
this society be held at the courthouse flrit. Mst of the cattle for grazing
on rrlday, rebruary 4th, 1898, at 8 purposes were placed on the ranges In
o'clock p. m., for the purpose of per- this county.
fectlng organization, electing officers, '
etc.; and be It further Governor McCord has proclaimed
- Resolved, that this society hold its Tuesday, the 25th of January, to bo a
Initial debate and entertainment on said ,eKal holiday. On this day will occur
date., viz., Friday, February 4th, 1898, 'he fiftieth anniv.-rsary of the discovery
at 8 o'clock p. m.; and bo it further of gold in California. The develop-
"Resolved, that the question to be ments consequent upon such discovery
debated at said meeting shall be: 'Re- ro probably without parallel In the
solved, that we favor home rule for the history of the world.and the day should
- "' w u" oiaieu.- oe ntungiy celebrated.