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Mrs. C. H. Mathewson, aged 22, of
Jerome, passed tti that bournu from
which no traveler o'er returns, March
U. Her death was duo to quick con
Htimptlon. Mrs. Josephine Urady, wife of Mr. H.
Urady, of TucaOD, died Monday. March
7, aged 2d years. Mrs. Hrady was tho
daughter of tho late James Lee. She
leaver a husband and four children, the
youngest but a couple of weeks old.
Claude I). Steele, a young man 20
years of age, died last Thursday morn
ing at 11 o'clock, four miles northwort
of Phoenix. Quick consumption was
the immediate cause of his death. He
was born in the Salt Valley.
Nelson Van AUtlne died at his homo
at Tanque Verde on Monday, the 14th
inst., aged 82 years. He came to Ari
zona In 18.1U, being one of the earliest
comers among Americans to the coun
try, and took in ull tho stirring scenes
that occurred in tho early days agone.
Charles L. Davies, who formerly lived
in Tucson, and Is well and pleasantly
rcincintored by many, died at the resi
dence of his brother, Judge John I'.
Davis, on tho I'd inst., at Nampa, Idaho,
and was burled at that place on tho 4th.
He was 43 years old and leaves no fam
ily, though two brothers survive him.
Thodeath of Maj. Downing, Cochise's
pioneer, Is announced In the Orb. Major
Downing was indeed one of Arizona's
trail blazers, coming here in '78, and
has seen much of tho trials, privations
and vicissitudes of frontier lire. Ho
has been identified with our county for
forty years, and his deatli occasions
deep regret and sincere sympathy is ex.
tended tho bereaved widow in lier irre
parable loss. Major Downing lived to
tho rijx) old age of 74 and was esteemed
and respected by all. Hu was Interred
at Dds Cabjz.H beside the grave of his
only daughter who tiled several years
Major K. K. Otey, aged 0.1 years, died
in Jerome, March 10, of general debil
ity. The Jerome Now says: "In tho
death of K. K. Otey Jerome loses one
of her oldest and most respected citi
zens. The Major came to Jerome about
tw.-!voj oars ago in the employ of the
No. U. (!. Co. as lKJokkeepjier. After
leaving their employe ho was elected
justlccof the peace, and up to a little
over a year ago ho depended ujwn the
revenues from that otllce for a living.
Ho had no enemies, was always u gen
tleman, and a man of more than aver
age intelligence. Ho was a native of
Bit Lumber Combine.
The most far-reaching and iovcrful
lumber combine In the history of the
coast trade has been Incorporated ut
Kau Clair, Wis., under the name of tho
Coast Lumber company. The object of
tho company Is to regulate prices by
controlling the Pacitie coast output.
All of the largest middle-west dealers
have joined the combine, and all, with
one exception, ure rated as million
aires. A sharp advance In the price of
shingles and lumber Is anticipated. i,
'H. C. Pollock, who has been con
nected with W. A. Watts & Co. for
some time past, on Tuesday received
his commission us deputy Internal rev
enue collector for the New Mexlco-Ari-zoua
district. Notice of his appoint
ment had been received only the day
before. Mr. Pollock's will take him
Into tho different parts of Arizona, but
his headquarters will be In Pha-nix.
Ho is an active, energetic young man,
conversant with tho Territory from one
end to tlio other and will undoubtedly
make a capable official. Phoenix Ga