TDK COCONINO SUN.
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KUUEl) IIV MALVKIt.N I1IMMICK.
tendance ut schiKil, anil thus aid the
teachers In bringing tilt) joung people
to a realization of the iuiortaiici) of
being punctual In all tiling and for
ination of correct habits In I hi direction.
Harry Cameron was unrolled in thu i
eighth grade last Monday and Mi ;
Florence Howell in the ninth. i
Drawing will bo taken up as a regu
lar study next week. The iirlncip.il
has lieen going over the course in tills
branch as adopted by the territorial
board of education and will assign the
work to several grades early in the
The state department at Washington
has been informed by Minister Conger
that the'emperor of China, by decree, i
has sanctioned the opening of a nation-1
al unlveislty at Pekin. In connection'
with this, school are to be established
In the provincial department and dis
Mrs. Pnlfin4 was taking her son to
hchool.for the first time, and after im
pressing thu -(Schoolmaster with tin;
necessity of his leaving a llioro educa
tion, linished by saying: "And be sure
he learns Uitin." "Hut, mj dear
madam'' said thu schoojniaster, "Latin
is u dead language." "All right" said
Fiukins, "he'll want it. He is going
to Ihj an undertaker."' Tid-Hits.
Thu attendance so far hasten qulto
regular and punctual, jet.thero has
been morn tardiness than there should
be. Wo think there will be an Im
provement In tills respecj from now' on.
Several of the parents have, said they
would try to arrange their work at
home so that their children would not
be detained after school hours. Parents
should take particular pains to see that
tht'lr.ehlldron are prompt In their nt-
lu Present t the schools are in a
crowded condition, which the board of
trustees there has taken immediate
steps to relioc. The number enrolled
for the first tluve weeks is :IS2, of whom
ICI are in the high schools and ."U in the
kindergarten. This leaves 2!l!i In the
six departments of the common school,
distributed as follows: tlrst primary ."ii
second primary tifi, tlrst intermediate
12, second intermediate 40, third In
termediate :ti junior Its
Dr. and Mrs. T. S. Collins, who
joined the hegira to the Klondike last
spring, returned to (ilobe Monday.
They did not find the Klondike "what
fanc. painted it.'' When the claim
owner pas Oil percent of the output
for expenses and 1(1 per cent royalty to
the Canadian government, the illusion
or golden wealth is soon dissipated.
DawMiu City has an enormous stock of
provisions and prices have fallen ae
cmlinglj. Flour is selling ut $4 per
hundred, rice III cents urid beans 7
dents per pound: bacon l.Vcents. Sugar
Is high and indemand. Luxuricsco'tn
tn uul extravagant prices. Nelly ( 'imh
mati, who Is know' n to everj old-timer
in Ari.ma, is running a restaurant In
Dawson CHj and getting rich. John
Collins is working a claim on Dominion
creek, ilhout thirty miles from' Diitt son. '
Summed' iit, Dr. ' Colliifs" opinion is
that the Klondike craze is the greatest
fake of the century. ' Ghlbe Belt'. ' '
Ladies' calling cards, in the correct
styles, printed in the latest copper-plat
script at this otllce.
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