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3&.;;friday, march 3, 1911
THE COCONINO SUN
Council Proceedings of the Town of
Pursuant to law and ordinance
V and resolution, the mayor and
; . common council of the town of
;i Flagstaff met in the town hall
Monday, February 27, 1011, at 2
: n o'clock p. m.
Present: Mayor Hongbertf,Coun-
oilmen Finloy, Black, Hensing
,..'. and Powers.
The minutes of Jan. 30, 1011,
were read and approved.
James Hance appeared before
the council and requested that
- Cherry avenue be ditched
drained and properly graded,
same was referred to street
James Smith appeared before
the council and asked to have the
the water piped from' the main to
Tombstone avenue. The same
-' ."was referred to the water com
The report of the building in
spectors, G. F. Battelle, II.
Dietzman and M. Sullivan, em
ployed by the street and alley
committee, as authorized at pre
vious council meeting, read as
.. follows: "We, the undersigned,
,' inspected the McMillon building
. and find the girder in the show
room need strengthening." Also
t h e southeast octagon corner
needs nnchoring.. With the above
repairs the building would be ab
solutely safe. However, we do
not consider the building in any
immediate danger of collapse, but
strongly recommend these re
' .pairs." The same was approved
; by the council and ordered filed
, for record, and also a copy of the
' report to be mailed to the owner
. of the building.
J Mr. George Babbitt makes a
proposition to the town to deed
i.the north XA of lot 30, in block
i 4W, if the town will remove iis
' building, which is overhanging
x River DeFlag, to the back por
. tion of the lot. Tho same was
! referred to the street and alley
committee, with the authority to
' aqt and employ work done by
lowest bidder, upon securing
' j proper title to said fraction of the
J2rh& petition, ok J. M. .Clark for,
the closing of the fraction street
' north of Elm avenue was referred
'; to the street and alley committee.
' N. G. Layton, representing the
school board, appeared before the
council with the request that the
town remove the dirt forming the
west bank of River DeFlag, along
i the school property for a distance
) of about 6 feet back to the pro--,
posed location of retaining wall
and fence, as an offset to the
' school board donating such parti
; of its property for use as a river
..bcd. The same was referred to
'"the street and alley committee for
investigation and report.
- . The following plaims were read
.'and allowed by a full vote of the
Ariz. Ccn. Bank, over
charge taxes 1909 $131
."J. E. Jones, publishing no-
, lice assessment 1910...
."Light Co., streetlights,..
Hanover National Bank,
paying coupons .......
Win, Bceson.load of wood
Los Angeles Rubber Stmp
Co., dog tags, etc.. ....
,- , Fred Paul, labor on res
ervoir. ..... t ,
Lee Visno, labor on main
John Chisholm, teaming
and labor on reservoir..
. W. H. Anderson, t shifts
' nightwatchman , 39
James Hance, hauling
wood to reservoir
J. O. Harrington, justice
- fees.,. .
Ci A. Keller, bread
Coffin & Black, toilet paper
and etc ....
Livery stable, horses & buggies
D. Inegues, labor .on reservoir.
F. S. Ureeti, print, cont, Feb.,
Mrs. Wltherow, meals for
Dorscy Printing Co., one gross
of pens, etc 1 55
Ariz. Lumber & Timber Co.,
lumber .. 81
John Marshall, Feb. salary ... . 100 00
L. F. Doyle. Feb. salary 105 00
I. F. Wheeler, Feb. salary 90 00
Overland Tel. Co., phone rent.. 2 0
, Joe Shanks, labor on reservoir, 72 50
U. I. Doyle, paul out tor ex
press 011 dog tags. . . . ,
.Frank Smith, labor, reservoir, .
Fred Paul, labor on reservoir. .
At Doyle, trip to Sehtilz Pass..
Chas. Bell, labor on reservoir..
Wirt. Frledlciii, labor, supplies,
Babbitt Bros., supplies used in
water dept..,,. ...,.....,.,.
Commercial Hotel, provisions
. 011 pipe line. 4 50
G. F. Battelle, examining Mc
Millon building .... 5 00
II. Dietzman, examining Mc
Millon building .... 5 00
M. Sullivan, examining Mc
Millon building , 5 (X)
The claims of W. II. Power and the
Arizona Lumber & Timber company
were ordered layed on the table until
the noxt regular meeting.
The claims of G. F. Batt cllc, H
Dietzman and M. Sullivan, in the sum
of S5 each, was ordered charged to the
property of Mrs. McMUlou.
The finance committee and the clerk
was instructed and authorized to pur-1
eiiase a typewriter of standard make,
not to exceed $100, and empowered to
sell old typewriter to apply.
The finance committee report was
read and approved by the council and
ordered entered' on the minutes, with
the exception of the delinquent lists
attached. The report is as follows:
"To the honorable mayor and com
mon council: The treasurer's finan
cial report for the six mouths ending
December 31, 1910, has been submitted
to the committee. The general fund
account as shown therein has been
audited and found correct with treas
urer's books and accounts. Water
fund account has not been audited.
Treasurer's report for the year ending
Dec. 31, 1910, received too late to be
audited. Copies of tho above reports
submitted herewith The
town treasurer's attention is called to
the fact that quarterly reports of the
town's finances should be submitted,
subject to audit and published. As no
such reports have been published
during his term of office it is recom
mended that the yearly statement for
the year 1910, when audited, be pub
lished, and thereafter quarterly re
ports be published.
The general fund shows a credit
balance Jan. 1, 1911, of S1222.f3.
The water fund shows a credit hal
auco Jan. 1, 1911, 53589.93.
The general fund balance at the be
ginning of the year shows considera
bly less than at the same date for the
two years pYcvious, notwithstanding
the ten mill levy in 1910, against a
six mill levy in 1909, which Is ac
counted for by the increased expense
in 1910, and the large amount of de
The total Income for the two years,
1909 and 1910, from the two main
sources, property tax and licenses, is
Property tax J3711.39 S4907.65
Licenses, 2283.85 2537.42
Total . 5995.24 7445.07
Total expenditures.. 7936.21 9363.37
Showing aii increase of expenses In
1910 over 1909 of approximately S1500,
accounted for mainly by the two items:
Fire hose $697 and street sprinkler
677.61. It is recommended that the
fire hose be charged to the water fund
and credited back to the general fund,
as It should b the ..property., of, -the j
water department and is used in con
nection with it and as an offset to
many charges to tho general fund in
administrating the town's affairs,
maintaining an office, etc., which
might properly be apportioned to the
In order to maintain a proper work
ing balance in the general fund to
meet the needs of the town it will be
necessary to collect all back taxes and
water rents as fully as possible.
The delinquent tax lists for the last
three years are as follows:
1908 ,. . S 883.19
1910 , 748.32
"I would like to guide
suffering women o a sure
cure for female troubles,"
writes Mrs. R. E Mercer,
of . Frozen Camp, W. Va.
"I have found no med
icine equal to Cardui. I
had suffered for about
four years. Would have-
headache for a week at a
time, until I would be
nearly crazy. I look Car
dui and now I never have
the headache any more."
Th Woman's Tonfc
The pains from which
many women suffer every
month are unnecessary.
It's not safe to trust to
strong drugs, right at the
time of the pains.
Better to take Cardui
for a while, before and
after, to strengthen the
system and cure the cause.
This is the sensible,
the scientific, the right way.
The list of delinquent water rentals
The delinquent tax list' for the three
years above and the delinquent list of
water rentals submitted herewith.
The license tax ordinance No. 60
provides for the collections of taxes
for the filing of a verified delinquent
list and the procedure for the tax col
lector to follow thereafter. To pro
ceed to selj "property for taxes, by
seizure and sale of personal property,
as provided by the ordinance, and by
publishing a" notice giving the name
and description of property to be sold
where there is real estate. These pub
lications to be made in a paper to be
designated by the council, which ordi-nance-
docs not in any measure seem
to have been complied with.
It is recommended that in order to
preserve the lien ou property on which
taxes arc now delinquent that the or
dinance be strictly complied with by
the officers named therein. It is also
recommended that a circular notice or
card be printed similar to the one sub
mitted for the water department, a
copy 6f which is attached, that it be
properly filled out and mailed to the
delluquenttaxpaycrs, notifying them
that unless said delinquent taxes and
penalties are paid within thirty days
that notice will be published and the
accounts placed in the hands of an
attorney for collection as provided by
lavs'. Similar notices should also be
sent in the matter of sidewalk liens,
of which there arc several hundred
The finance committee was in
structed to have a circular form
printed as recommended in the above
report, with instructions to the clerk
to properly fill out and mail to prop
R. F. Bougberg, Mayor.
L,. F. Doyle, Clerk.'
Dr. Bell's Antl-Paln
A sudden attack of cholera mor
bus is dangerous. Keep Dr.
Bell's Anti-Pain nt hand. A dose
relieves almost instantly. It also
cures diarrhoea, cramps, flux and
bowel complaints '
In the District Court of the Fourth
Judicial District of the Territory
of Arizona, in and for the Coun
ty of Coconino.
Summons No. 920.
Mamie Primrose, plaintiff, vs.
Terry W. Primrose, defendant.
The Territory of Arizona sends
greeting to Terry W. Primrose.
You are hereby summoned and
required to appear in a civil ac
tion brought against you by the
above named plaintiff in the Dis
trict Court of the Fourth Judicial
District, in and for Coconino
County, Territory of Arizona, and
answer the complaint filed with
this Court at Flagstaff, in said
county, (a copy ot which com
plaint accompanies this summons)
within twenty days, (exclusive of
the day of service) after the ser
vice upon you of this summons,
if served within the county. In
all other cases thirty days.
And you are hereby notified
that if you fail to appear and
answer the complaint as above re
quired, the plaintiff will take
judgment by default against you.
Given under my hand and the
seal of the said District Court at
Flagstaff, Arizona, this 10th day
of February, A. D:, 191 1. '
(Seal) N. G. Lavton, Clerk.
United States Land Office,
Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 23, 191 1 J
To whom it may concern:
Notice is hereby given that the
Santa Fe Pacific Railroad Com
pany, successors in interest to
the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad
Company, has filed in this office a
list of lands situated in the town
ships described below, and has
applied for a patent for said lands;
that the list is open to the public
for inspection and a copy thereof
by descriptive subdivisions has
been posted in a convenient place
in this office, for the inspection of
all persons interested, and the
Within the next sixty days fol
lowing the date of this notice,
protests, or contests, against the
claim of the company to any tract
or subdivision within any section
or part of section described in the
list, on the ground that same is
more valuable for mineral than
for agricultural purposes, will be
received and noted for report to
the General Land Office at Wash
ington, D. C,
Frank H. Parker,
Chas. E. Arnold,
All sections 1, 13 and 25, T. 19
N., R. 12 E., G. and S. R.-Prin-cipal
All sections 1, 3, ix, lots 1, 2,
3, 4 and 5, Sec. 13, all sections 15,
23. 25, 27 and 35, T. 19 N., R.
:2 E G. and S. R. Principal
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Come in Early and
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