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THK COCONINO SUN.
It May Be Finished.
Dr. G. W. Vickers, Territorial audi
tor and member of the lioard of con
trol, was hero Monday and Tuesday.
The purpose of his trip was to visit the
partly completed building now known
as the Home for the Insane and exam
ine the condition of the building.
Monday afternoon, with a party of
Flagstaff gentlemen, the trip to the
Home was made. A critical examina
tion of the building was made and Dr.
Vickers pronounced it as being one of
the liest public buildings in the Terri
tory. Hut as to what action the lioard
of control would take toward Its com
pletion Dr. Vickers could not say.
There is money enough appropriated to
do the work, and the matter rests sololy
with the board, which will meet on the
return of Gov. McCord.
One Limited Off.
After thu train which leaves Chicago
Monday, March 7th, and arrives in Uw
Angeles Thursday, March 10th, and
after the train wliieh leaves Los An
geles on Sunday, March l.'lth, arriving
in Chicago Wednesday, March Kith,
one train of the California Limited ser
vice will be taken off and the train, un
til further notice, run only twice a
week. No change will Ihj made at this
time in thu schedule of the California
Limited trains which leave Chicago on
Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving in
Southern California on Saturdays and
Tuesdays, or in that of the trains which
leave Ijs Angeles on Tuesday aud Fri
day, arriving in Chicago on Friday and
A Chinese lsy and girl go to the
I'lescott public schools. They are said
to bu quite bright, and the novelty of
the affair has naturally been the occa
sion of a small sensation among the
FiitMton for llrst-olas job printing.
To January 1st.
Members in good standing January 1,
Net gain in membership In Decem
ber, 18i)7, 3,000.
Amount of beneficiary fund paid out
in December, 18!)7, $507,088.57.
Total beneficiary fund disbursed in
1897 to January 1, 1898, as shown by the
monthly reports, $8,145,488.20.
Grand total lienefieiary fund disbursed
by the order from organization to Jan
uary 1, 18118, $81,10(5,027.27.
New members admitted in I)ecemler,
Members suspended in Decemlier,
Members reinstated In Decemlier,
Members died in Deee"mler, 1897, 337.
Memliero withdrawn, etc., from the
order in December, 1897, 07.
The lnerea-e last month looks like
old times. The A. O. U. W. still leads
It's still an improvement wo show for
December. Twentj-one jurisdictions
show gains, eleven only showing losses.
A large number of horses on the H.ir
lueomarl range are dying off from eat
ing loco weed. A prominent cattleman
today, in speaking of the heavy loss of
the horses, tells thu Prosector that ho
estimates fully 50 jier cent, of the range
horses owned a year ago by cattlemen
on the Harlueomari and San Pedro
have disappeared or died In this man
ner. However, as range horses have
decreased in value generally, the loss
is not felt so heavily, and besides as
long as the horses arc not kept in pas
ture the death of more cannot lie. pre
The Alaska party, consisting of
Messrs. Dorsey, Fisher und Perlinda,
expect to outllt from Victoria, and by
this time have started on their north
ern trip to the gold fields. Prospector.
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