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THE COCONINO SUN.
TERRITORIAL NEWS. I
MlMonrlnn residing In Plioenlxhitvn
organized u Missouri association.
Colonel MeCord, who has been visit
ing his family In Phoenix, has returned
to his regiment nt Albany, Gu.
.Mm Corbetl and Wyatt Kip, tliu lat
tor o( Tombstone, Arizunu, aie going
to open a saloon and nxrtlng house In
Havana. It In expected that during
reetm-t ruction days, Havana will lw a
second Monte Carlo.
There In talk of a lit II way project
which will bring Wu-hlngton Camp,
I'lina I'ouniy, In connect Ion with the
Arizona and New Mexico IGuaymas
road,)u branch lino of the Southern
Paelle, connecting at Benson.
Charles Hurndon, mm of Hon. J. C
Herndon, will lie private secretary to
Delegate Wilson when the latter as
sumes his ollloial portion. CoirWIIson
tendered the position to .toiing Hern
don yesterday, and ilie latter accepted.
Until recently Charley Herudon ivus
sergeant-major of Col. MeCord V regiment.--Courier.
Kingman jxwtofnce hi- iwen rained
from fourth to third flaw, with salary
tlxcd tit $1200 (KT year. If the bu-ine-s
keeps on increasing for another ie.tr
the office will probably go to second
eluss. Kingman I growing fast and
the postolllce business N an indication
of it. Miner.
The government has commenced the
conHtructlon of u military road from
Rice, a station on the O. V. G. it N.
railroad, and nine miles from San Car
Ion to Fort Apache, distant ulsiut 80
mile. Thin road in fur the purpo-e of
transporting the supplies needed at the
fort during bad weather. All the sup-
I piles go In from Hnlbrook, but during
the winter season the roads are Im
passable and the distance is greater
thau by the contemplated new road.
V. O. Tnttle of San Carlo has a force
Of Indians at work. -Globe Time.
Levy Levy, one nf thooldcliicfsof the
Wallapal Indians, relates that when he
wit a young man, smallox broke out
among the trileand bofore its ravages
ceased had nearly swept them from the
face of the earth. Prior to the advent
or the 'tnallpax theWallap.tls wax one
of the intHt powerful tribes in the
outhwei. -Kingman Miner.
A narrow-guage railroad, mventy
one miles In length, connects the big
copiwr mines of the Arizona Copper,
comiNinj, at Clifton, with the South
ern Pacific rallro.id at Lordsburg.
New Mexico. The various mines
Iiiiugfellow, Metcalf, Oronado and
Queen-are connected Willi the rail
road by twenty-Inch tracks. The
cost of reducing the ores of these
mines has ln-en minimized until ore
carrying three percent copper may be
profitably worked, thnigh tmmof that
encountered Is much richer thau that.
The Arizona Copper Is the third larg
est producer in the territory.
The new road to fort Apache will
afford in outlet to the timber and
shorten the distance at leat lifty miles
compared with that of Holbrook. The
government contemplates building a
lumler house for each family on the
San Carlos reservation. The new road
will 0en the way to the tlmlter where
a saw mill will furnish the lumber for
the buildings. A $70,000 school houo
will be built on the San Carlos river
and some $150,0011 spent in irrigation
improvements: The new nude that
this road will bring toGlobo on account
of ihecomplelion of the G. V. & G. N.
railroad will be felt. Times.