THK COCONINO SUN.
: TERRITORIAL NEWS.
The losses by tlio Jerome lire uniount
10360.200; insurance ?li:i,".Vt.
lame May of tliib county lias lost by
thieves six hundred head of sheep out
of a band of 11,000.
Kx-Unltcd States Marshal V. K.
Mead of this territory died at Dawson
City about three weeks ago.
Kb Greelaw went to Los Angeles last
week, where he will close a ten-yeur
contract with the railroad for work in
William Belcher shot and killed
Minnie Powers, a notorious woman of
Phoenix, while she was asleep hut Sat
urday. Ho then killed himself.
Hodges, an inmate of the county jail
at Proscott, attempted suicide Sunday.
He is addicted to the morphine habit,
and his failure to procure the drug was
the cause of his attempted bclf-destrne-t
The railroad to globe will Im com
pleled and in operation by November
1 or within a few days thereafter, says
the .lournal-Mlner. The completion of
this road, together w ith the mining in
terests which are being developed
there, will give the growth of that
town a great impetus.
(iovernor Murphy has suggested the
idea of having a grand reception for
the Hough Kider when t he I eturn.
The llrst of the boys are expected in a
few days, and they will all probably be
here in alwut three weeks. The Hug
given them by the ladies of the Helief
corps Is expected to arrive in a few
days. Phoenix Enterprise.
The following paragraph regarding a
well known stockman is taken from the
Drovers Telegram of Kansas City:
Jas. N. Porter, u prominent stockman
of Arizona, was here today from Geron
lino after an absence of three years.
He says his state is in u very prosper
ous condition, all branches of industry
sharing in the general wave of pros
perity which the country is now enjoy
ing. ':The cattlo business," says Mr.
Porter, "is particularly encouraging.
Prices realized on the range for feeding
cattle sold to Kansas. Missouri and
Colorado buj ers are very satisfactory
and everything farmers raise Is bring
ing a good price. The mining inter
ests are in good shape and the mines
are yielding well. There Is plenty of
good pasture and roughness for the
Republican County Convention and Pri'
A contention of the Kcpubllcans of Coconino
County Is hcrcliy railed to meet in the Court
House In Flagstaff, Arizona, on Tuesday, Sep
tember Z7, IK'S,
I. For the purposo of nominating candidates
for the legislatlte ami county offices.
' For the uurmise of selecting a Countv
Ceutr.il Committee for the ensuing two J ears.
3. For the purpose of the transaction of such
other business us may pmrerly come before the
( I'rlmurlex for the purpose of electing dele
I gates to said contention will trfi held In each
, of the precincts uauird lielou on Saturday,
September 17' IHVS.Iietwcen the hours nf sp, m.
I and V o'clock p. m.
The test of the right to ot at such primary
I shall I the ufnnn.itl e an er to the question:
I Will jnu support thellcptibllcm ticket at the
coming NovemlK-r election v"
1 UV WUt ,11 ll-JIH.lllllHliru , (11, J, ,,I,II-
Hon shall Ik- one delente for each twenty votes
or fraction otcr ten cast for It H.Cameron for
shi riff at the November election, iswl.
The number of deletes to which each pre
cinct shall be entitled Is as follows:
Canyon Diablo I
Challendcr . . i
Frcdonnn . t
Hay Lake . I
Mormon I Han . I
Stone's Itunch I
Tuba Cltv I
Walnut . . . I
Tot j I XI
Proxies vtlll be admitted In the contention
only hen held liv regularly elected delegates
to such convention. Sifh proxies must be
signed In urltlmrby the delegate gl lug It.
Ily order of the ltcpuhllt'un County Central
Committee of Coconino Countt.
('. A. Ursii. Cliulnnan.
C. M. l'linston. Secretary.
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