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WATER WOHKS MONUS SALE.
No Further Question as to Flagstaff's
Telegrams received from Mr. A. T.
Cornish, who Is now in St. Louis nego
tiating for the sale of the bonds issued
by tlio town for the purpose of putting
inasjstomof water woiks, Indicate
that the deal is practically closed ou
terms that will bo acceptable to the
Council. So far as can bo learned, no
difficulty whatever has been experi
enced in maklug tho sale. Indeed,
there is no reason whatever why there
should be. The bonds are strictly gilt
edge, and no safer or more conservative
investment is offered on any market.
It is a pronounced tributo to the credit
and standing of the town that they
bavo found so ready a sale, but noth
ing moro than was to bo expected.
Flagstaff has earned tho reputation of
meeting her obligations (irmly, prompt
ly aud honorably, and this has stood
her in good stead in tho present in
stance. Bully! Now let tho Council secure
tho best possible bid for tho constt ac
tion, and wo'll celebiato tho Fourth as
wo novcr did before.
Tho Sulo of the A. 1. Itond.
At Gallup, N. M., on last Tuesday
occurred tho salo of the Atlantic &
Pacific railroad, under tho foicclnsuro
of mortgage. This road has been iu
tho hands of a receiver for neatly two
years, but now it passes into tho hands
of tho Santa Fo system. They pajed
12,000,000 for tho toad and now havo
a through line from Chicago to tho
Facilio coast. It is understood in raii
load circles that several changes will
bo made. It is believed that M. G.
Noun who succeeded II. K. Wade as
manager of tho Southern California
road, will have tho A. & P. system
added to his management, and his
jurisdiction will extend from Albu
queiquo to San Diego, including all of
tho Southern California system. Ar
thur G Wells, now general supeiin
teudent of the A. & P., will havo the
Soutnern California system added to
V. E. Walsh will bo general auditor,
and J. J. Byrne will be general freight
and passeuger agent, and tho general
offices will bo located at Los Augelcs.
Williams and Peach Spiiugs will bo
abandoned as division points, and a
nuw division terminus will Le estab
lished at Seligmau.
Court Perry, at present a division
Bupeiiuteudeiit of the. A. & P., will
have his division cxtcLdcd to embrace
'the road between Albuqueiquo aud
Seligmau aud 'John Deuair will bo
division superintendent from Seligmait
to Mohave, and W. B. Beatnor will
have charge of tho Southern Califor
nia as division superintendent.
Snake In Ills Cycle.
John Hessu mid Edward Gramlic.li
of Carlstadt, N. J., were held up'hy-a
black snake Sunday night, while riding
on their whculs from Union Hill to
CurMadt, says the New York Journal.
The snako became! entangled in tho
spokes of Hesso's wheel, and Hesse
insists that it punctured his tire with
The young men left Union Hill about
dark to lide to their homes, anil, when
crossing what is known as tho cedar
swamp, Hesso felt the faint wheel of
his machine suddenly give out, and,
jumping to the ground, found the the
had been punctmed. On further in
vestigation ho was nearly fiightened
out of his nils by tho sight of u largo
black snake lit inly wound up in the
spokes of iu's wheel. Tho snako kept
its forked tongue darting in and out
Hesso called for Gramlich, who was
in tho lead, to halt and come to his
assistance. Tho smike was wound up
in ilio wheel so tightly that they did
not know how to kill it without injur
ing tho wheel. Finally Guimlich
plucked up courage enough to cut its
head off with a large jackknife lie had
iu his pocket. They wcie then obliged
to caiTo the snako up into small pieces
to get it out of the wheel, and while
doing this they mot with another sur
prise iu tho shape of a frog, which they
. found in tho stomach of the snako.
The Buckman Farce Comedy com
pany closed their four nights' stand in
this city, by giving a matinee in tho
afternoon and a regular vaudovillo
snow in tho evening of last Saturday
Coquette" was the play presented at
the matinee aud tho little people, who
were present with their parents,
hugely enjoyed the play and tho views
piesented by tho Magnlscope. Iu the
specialties rendered at the evening's
entertainment, each of tho players
.showed up well, and again proved
themselves first-class. Tho company
left for tho west this morning, and we
bespeak for them crowded houses
wherever they stop. Albuquerque
A Sample of Thanks.
An editor comes in contact with
many amusing articles for publication
Notico the following: "Mr. Editor, I
desire to thank tho friends aud neigh
bors most heartily in this manner for
tho uuitcd aid and co-operation during
tho illness and death of my late hus
band who escaped from mo by the
hand of death ou Friday last while
eating breakfast. To the friends and
all who contributed so willingly to
ward making tho last moments and
funeral of my husband a success, I
desire to thank most kindly, hoping
these few lines will find thorn enjoying
the same blessing. I also have a good
milch cow and a roan gelding hoise
which I will sell cheap. God moves
iu mysteiious ways his wonders to per
form. He plants his footsteps on the
soa aud rides upon the storm. Also a
black and white slioat very low."
A Fiendish Crime.
An inquest was held Monday in San
Francisco in tho case of Mrs. Mary
Luring, who died under circumstances
that led to the Urrest of her husband,
Robert Luring. The woman made an
anti. mortem statement that her fatal
injuries wero caused by a beating in
flicted by her husband, who desired to
kill her unborn child. The jury to-day
returned a verdict in accordance with
Tho second Teacher's Quarterly Ex
amination will bo held at the court
house, Flagstaff, on Monday aud Tues
day, June 7th and 8th, 1897.
N. G. Latton, Co. Supt.
On July 16, 1895, there were 1S3.329
peddlers in tho German Empire, in
cluding 38,485 women.
The Queen of the L03 Angeles
Fiesta traversed a distanco while iu
parades of mote than 1300 miles.
M. P. Hayes, water service and
claim agent' of the A. & P. railroad
eoiupauy was iu town Wednesday.
Among those who are in from the
mining districts this week we notico
J. C. iMeClure, Win. Russcl, John
Marshal, L. D. Sanders aud P. D. Ber
ry and vV. II. Ashurst.
Dr. T. J. J. See, one of the profes
sors of astronomy, and who spent last
summer here making observations came
iu Saturday and will resume his po
sition in the observatory work as soon
as tho telescopo arrives and is put in
Tho bo.ud of school directors of this
district metyestciday in thu afternoon
for tho purpose of selecting teachers
for the ensuing year. Mrs. B. C, 01
ney, Miss Dutton, Miss Finnic ami
Miss Hennessy were cmplo)cd. The
piincipal was not chosen.
Mr. aud Mrs. Hubbell of Ilatv.ird,
III., who have been spending the
winter in Phoenix, came in on No. 2
shis morning, und stopped over in tho
city for two or three days. I'hey are
old acquaintances of Mr. and Mrs.
Dutton, and are their guests.
John A. Maurer has purchased the
jewelry stock of A B. Crawford and
will make this his home. He is an
experienced and practical jeweler, anil
will continue business at the old stand.
Mrs. Maurer and children will arrive
from S.m Jose, Ca!., in a few da s,
when Mr. and Mrs. Maurer will go to
If seismic, atmospheric and politi
cal disturbances keep up tho present
rate of activity for very long it won't
be a cycle of years before Europe will
not recognize its own map, and we'll
be in danger of a reversed earthly to
pography that would make a geolo
gist havo spasms in his efforts to make
lesult aud conclusion properly jibe.
Major Batoman, tho International
Supremo Lodge Lccturet, gavo three
very interesting lectures at the M. E.
church this week on'temperance. The
doctor is an eloquent, logical and con
vincing talker, and made a flue Im
pression on 'his auditors. He goes
east from here to lecture at other
points along the lino of the A. &. P.
Yesterday morning's Albuquerquo
Democrat has the following item con
cerning our townsmen: A group of
four prominent Flagstaffians, Messrs.
T. A. Riordan, F. W. Sisson, Charles
Cauall and Richard Allen, were noticed
together yestci day ou the Sturges cor
ner. They Seemed to be. diseussiug
tho possibility of the Sk light city
rivaling this hamlet when the Grand
Canyon copper mines open.
W. C. Barnes of Hoi brook, and Miss
Edith Talbot of Phoenix, were united
in marriage in Phoenix last Tuesday
night. The groom is a pioniiiient cat
tle man of Navajo county, and served
as a member of tho Seventeenth Legis
lature of Arizona, aud is a prominent
candidate for U. S. Marshal of Arizona.
Tho bride is nno of Phoenix's most
charming young ladies.
Prescott is figuring on another rail
road. It is stated that Frank Mur
phy, President of, tho Santa Fe, Pieseott
& Phoenix ioart, has formally an
nounced that a lowraihoad will be
constructed from I'rescott to Big Bug
mining district Uils summer. The
Prescott Chamber of Coninieico is
taking action in the matter, and doing
all in its power to forward the propo
sition. Two distinguished cyclists, John D.
Maxficld and Dan V. Hcarn ai rived in
town last evening, and will make a
run to tho Grand Canyon while hero.
They are representing the official
organ of tho C) eld Dealers' Association
of Southern California, "Wheeling."
They make the l tin from Los Angeles
to Now Yoik City, and are writing
descriptive articles for their journal
of tho couutry traversed by them.
The' aro genial pleasant young men
and up in their profession.
A special train composed of three
private cars containing railroad offl-
'cials passed through here jesterday
morning. On board these pnvate cars
were the distinguished put chasing
committee of 'the A. & P. road ou
Tuesday. Among them were Victor
Morawets attorney for the bondhold
ers, Col. C. N. Sterry, general attor
ney, A. G. Wells, superintendent of
the A. & P. railroad company, and
Aldaco F. Walker, formerly receiver
of this company. They were en route
for Phoenix and returned to Prescott
W. F. Goodhue, of Milwaukee, Wis.,
was in our city last Friday and Satur
day. Mr. Goodlitie is consulting en
gineer for the company putting in the
system of waterworks for the mines
ami village of White Hills, and is hero
to examine the probablo water supply
and study the diffeient plans proposed
for installing Flagstaff's water system.
Ho seems to bo thoroughly posted in
everything appertaining to water
supplies, and thinks Flagstaff ought to
secure an abundant source aud a most
economic sj stem of water at i casouable
The establishment of a water works
8) stem in Flagstaff, means tho location
of a plant to prescrvo railroad ties.
A flowering mill would bo another
appendage and then our ranchers
would at once engago in raising wheat,
and many dollars sent abroad for flour
would bo left at home. A good wool
scouring establishment most likely
would bo located here, and a smelter
would do a thrivingbiisiness. A great
many other enteipiises might follow
if the town is supplied with an abund
mien of water. No need of tho city
is greater than this one, and no doubt
iu less than three months Flagstaff
can lay claim to as fine a system of
water works as can ho found in Ari
zina. All hail to the day when this
will bo done.
South Side of
THOMAS HOWE, PROP'R.
If you want Coats, Vests, Pants -, . h, ,.
Suits, Overcoats, Undersuits, .
don't miss Weatherfords Store. ""' r,: .t '
g2lH!i"i M P WP ? Hi stv"'s an" c"'8
The vcr) (J II jJlJ 1 Things to date
Is the HATS at
His Ties are a Beauty.
His fits aro a lKPlAIVI lfP Neatness.
His prices aro no Cheapness.
Go and find out
He wants to have
you about it
Thete ale man ways to
But the best war to make a
Is to shvh a bijr
in PRICES by buying at
J. P. ARNOLDS...
UAS LOCATED HERE PERMANENTLY AND
MAKES A SPECIALTY OF
REPAIRING FINE AND COMPLICATED TIMEPIECES
Fine Jewelry, Watohes, Optical Goods,
AT EASTERN PRICES
Place or Business at BAONALtB SHOE STORE
Will sell, for a few days,
WHOLBSflLE AND R&TflL
Wines, Liquors, Cigars, etc.
THE FINEST LINE OF LIQUORS AND CIGARS
San Francisco Aye.
Clothing is Good&,
Prices are down.
is the Place to buy
a talk with
GLASS and QUEENS-
IN FLAGSTAFF. I'
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