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DR. D.J. BRANNEN. PHYSICIAN AND
Burgeon, Flagstaff. Arizona. Will re
ond promptly to all call from any point
tbe Atlantic ft PartSc Railroad, offirr
mi drugstore opposite the depot. Tele
phones: Store. If; residence. St.
ROBINSON. M. 0.. FLAGSTAFF,
rltona. Oflee and residence In the
Presbyterian parsonage Telephone No. 48.
uati nonrs iromsioii a.misui p. in.
8. MILLER. M. D FLAGSTAFF, ARI
tona. Office, one door east of Post.
ce. Telephone No. M
BUNCH A JONES, ATTORNSY8-AT-T.AW.
wm practice la all the conrts rathe Foarth
JadtoUl District. I.aad litigation a SPECIAL
1Y. OBce at ooart hoiue. rlw.uff. Arli.
Ei B. CLARK. ATTORNEY AT LAW.
i. Office In the Babbitt building. Flag
staff, Arlsona. Prartlce before ibe Land
Department a specalty. ,
fkSCAR GIBSON, ATTORNET-AT-LAW-
v will praqtlce la U court, or the ronrtn
lasleUI dtstrlot. Office with K. 8. Uosaey la
laa Babbitt building.
AO. U. W.
-FLAOflTAFF LODOE. No. 13.
uverv Tliurada nlsht. in U. A.
Vltlting Workmen are cordially In.
Ited. U. A
uuoa, n. n.
IiOUli spiers. Recorder.
""OORT COfONlNO. 1. O. r, NO. tea.
v., meet errrr Tiiraaay eyeninR in u. A. u.
relhren cordlallT Inrlted to
DR. D.J. BKANNEN. V. K.
Tr.inaTAffv fnnip un i . a u
I Ueniar uifellnnon tliB flimt Suturda
ilcht ofeacli calendar month In Masonic
an. tviipairica uuuaing. MjournluK
vivarva coraimiiy laTlira.
w. 11. ANDERSON, Master,
J. OCTBai Sataok. r)ecretary.
T70RE8T CAMP, NO. 1. WOODMEN
tor the world, meets the Bret ana third
ondaysln each month. In the O. A. R ilail.
teltlnt&OYereirnx cordially welcome.
T. B. UUNCli. Counsel Com.
T. E. Potjjam. Clerk,
R.-KEODLAR MEET1NG8 OF
J, Ransom Post. O. A.
R.. No. 4. Denaru
asent oi Arizona, win oeneiain u. a. n. nan
a second and last 8aturdar In each month.
E. K. JONri. Commander.
K. II. Crim, Putt Atliuunu
IO. U. F-FLAG8TAvF LODOE. NO. 11.
, lueetserery Friday evening In Manoale
ill. Visiting brethren cordially invited.
J. K. JONEd, N. U.
3. I. DoooBwair. Secreury.
TV.fOONTAlN LODGE. NO 15. K". OK V
1V1, meet erery Widnosduy nlKhtln their
stl hall In O. A. 1C. hal
W. A. MAYFLOWER. 0, 0.
aiKroRLc K.nr ich.
CATHOLIC CUURC1I. REV. P. D1LLY.
VrPaator. On Mondays: Low Mass at 7i
raocka.m.1 UIgbMass at M a. m. Sunday
ebool at 11 a. ru. Erenlng serrlces at 'W
a. m. On week days; Hasa at T a. m.
Oa the second Sunday of each month, prayer
actios; at 10 a. m.i Sunday School at 11
a. at. All cordlallT Invited.
T7IK8T M. E. CHURCH.
all. I) p. wu.
17 Cburcb and Larenx Streets, c
awB. Paswr. Preaching at 11 a. m. andTD.ru.
Asadays; Banday school at 10 a. a. Oscar
BHoson, eapenntenaent. uiass meetings at
m.to p. m. s.pwuru iivsgne tan p. m.
rVayar Bleating Wednesdsy erenlng at T:80
North Ban Francisco street. H. P.
terser. Bastor. Sabbath services: Praachlnc
11 a. aj. and 8 P. m.i Sunday school, 10 a.
as.: x.f. b. u. t. prayer meeting, 7:1s
ua'wvu cooierence ana pre
ay evening at I p. m. A cord!
fel extended to all.
hjzoib GEjuii mi
'4STiA)llt IN NORTHEIM ARIZONA.
Paid on Tim
and Savings Dapoatta.
Drafts Sold Upon
All Foreign Godntries.
W have aa Exteaalva PatrMaN aad Oor-
Mat BaaklH Muslaew apea Ltkaraj aad
&.&' m' jc jumavaa, t xxwmmmnt
MRER, MY GOD, TO TBEE."
Were His Thoughts as He Viewed
the Grand Canyon of the
Mr. George B. Iteeve, of the Grand
Trunk Itallwnv lystem or Mont
real, la Overcome With Sur
prise and Wonder at
Bight or thla Work
Georjre B. Keete, general trafflr
nHnL'er of the Grand Trunk Railway
vlem. beadqiiMriera at MonireHl.
Que., vlxlled FlHCslatf a nil the Grnnd
(!n n) on iif the) Oolomdo Inst month,
comlnjr here in n ajieclitl car wlih a
linrly of friend, mid writes ot his
trip In the mmiMjieriif the Hoi el of the
Grand Canton, Mr. Cliiylon. Ha n-
noiinrps the Grand Canyon of the
Colorado lo he the greatest wonder in
I lie world, and he has seen them all.
His letter h as follow:
How few know the Grand Canyon
of the' Colorado. No one ran cor
reive its grandeur from tun most in
telligent ileefiiilioii, or tlm most
tiulrd lithograph. I hare recently
vlxlled it. anil alihougliihorouyhly Ini-
hued v.lih the fact that no words In
tin English language are adequate to
dexeritm lis magulm-ein'e, I desire in
a few words lo reeohl my exrience.
This wonderful , v.ork of nature Is
situated alxmi slxij-live miles north of
Flagstaff, Arlx., a pretlv littles towrr
on the Hue of l he Attliisuit, Topeka &
Suiitu Fm lallway, ilii! menus of eoti
eyitnctl o(ded being a lilie of
stagt-s (ondurM hy Mr. J, W. 'rimi
luir. Tine, the niHiI h long, and in
thl.i ae of tapld Uniiupciriitttoii. a
lengthy si age ride is haturally con
sldered by lk ordinary traveler ex-
tiemely faliguiug. and nioutilonous.
hut the linpiYSKlve scenery, ami the
excelleut horsemauvliip displayed by
ibe drivers uf the stages, is such that
the tulle posli slip hy without per
ceptluu, and uu arrival at the Canyon
Hotel one can hardly conceive the
d.s.ce be has traveled.
The route is divided into four sec
lions, and ai the end uf each of these
is what is temied a hanging Maiiou.
We lift Flugslwff utseveu o'clock In
the uiorulug and fur the fit st five or
six miles drove along the foot of a
most niagiilficuut mouuiaiu range,
capped with aouw, We then passed
ihrougli a fertile country unlit we
arrived at the til at changing staliuii.
From this point we traveled on
through plain and bill, changing our
pmpellitig power fioui horses to mules,
and vice versa, as the inteiesis of the
couutry required, uutii we arrived at
the Uiabd Cauyou, a city of leutf,
with ' the proverbial main street, uud
folluwing the Easteru proceed uie,
their bUlttbers ran odd ou oue side.
and eveu on the other, with, avenues
crossing at right angles.
It was Jate wbeu we reached the
hotel, but we were welcomed by J. 8.
Clay lou, the manager, the most paius
taklug, geulal youug mau I have ever
cbauced lo BieeU Iu Ibis city of leuU
be was supreme, and without any
hesitation, were I a belting mau, I
would give odds that be would gala a
uuaulmous vote as to perfection, had it
uot been our N bad luck" to have to in
terview a lady correspondent of a
must popular newspaper iu the East,
whose headquarters ,are neither la
Philadelphia, Baltimore, or Boston
but suck is life.
We sgalu reiara with a great deal
of delicaoy to the point we started at.
via., the Graud Canyon.' What is itf
I do not know; you do not know; God
tmljr knows, and if yon wish to feel
the true bearing of. the words.
V'Nearw, My God, to Tbee.V go to the
Grand Caaye4 Whea I stood en the two miles from Flagstaff, Aria., waa
nMAedMlk-Saus Rock"MdIBiy.MuWWied la IMS. The ride
V?r ) i
1 viewed um various changes" of
scenery as depleted upon this magnifi
cent work of Mature. I Immedlaielv
thought of the' next change, and ll
inimitable words, "Nearer, M God,
ti Tint," revohrW In my rood if
siifh mi extent .imt I threw Ui m
ariiiK. and MUtrnimlml hy I he nmunlli
rent seenery, I almost. If iu.t eullreh.
nxpecieil to enilimoH my 6'kL
I hnve. seen mniiy wonilern In lh
'wdi'dt. both iintiintl Mini aililiclrtl
St. Pelem of Rimie.
Mont Blanc. th
MHtlerlmrii, tliH HiHiilllcent
of lite Rhine, Illegalities of Ireland.
not f.irgeitluglheLHkes of Klllarney.
I lie lovely gardes of England, the
muring Atlaulirjfiagaia Falls, etc.,
hutyat sink lutiilimigiillifancH rom
pand with lite wonderful beauty of
the Grand Canjon'of I In- Colorado.
I have nid t rnnch already, but
I In I will say. If you have ally desire
to know I lie magnificence of the Grand
Canyon. oit will, rely neither on a
Mel, or a wilier. Hut joit will arrange
to see It wilh your own eyes. No
oilier eyes cau traiurai! to you Its
AN ADDRESS ilDB. WHITE
The President of.the TJatTersllr of
California nnth. Grand Can
yon of InVfolorado.
Dr. George W. White president of
Ihe University of Southern California,
who is iu attendants on ilieClmutau-
qua association jnieeting r,t Ling
Bench, Cat., deliveied a-very enler
lainliig adilreM, Jlgl.tg fnpih
rrMirla in the dslljf j)ticr, 'nri The
(.rami Canyon of the Colojudo Fildny,
In imrt iheilirttureHjIi ,
'.Shiiuld the imiileiu world nukn up
n lhtiif womleri', it would lie,cotiiped
gtt'itily nf the imtiiRtl ivumliiv, the
ke hole being what CimI liab done i
aitad of what man has, nue,tas consid
ered hy the ancient. Iu such a list,
ibe wonders of America would hold a
large pUcr, ami among tbese, the one
of which I am to speak would. I
think, by most critic be given Ural
place. The Green, Grand. Arkausaa
and Yellowstone caojnus are fiequeiil-
ly conflicted with the Graud Canyon
of the Colorado. These would oul
make respectable side gQfches 10 'the
Grand Canton proper.
'The Grand Canyon is located near
Ibe only place iu the Union where
four Slates comer at the came spot.
Colorado, Ulnb, Artzoiii. aud New
Mexico meet here, nlihnugh the can
yon proper lies In Northern Arizona.
Prior to twenty-five years ago, the
Grand Cauyou was nbttosi unknown.
The world had heard much more
aleittt the Zttubesi River ami its' falls,
iu the heart of Africa, maiin famous
hy the explorations of Livingstone,
than of the character f the canyon
porl'on of the Colorado River. Only
a priest or two, working among (he
Indians, a feV Spanish traders dealing
with the Indian, and Ihe few Mormon
herdsmen along its brink, bad seen
the eaiiou prior lo the survey for Hie
Atlantic and Pacifiu Railway in 1854.
Even the Indians deemed Hie stream
flowing at the bottom of the Canyon
inaccessible, so mlghiy were tbe Inter
"Iu May, 1869, Major Powell with
ten men and four boats, started from
Gretu River City, Utah, to explore the
river. They reached the lower end.
1000 miles distant, on August 80,
minus two boats and four men. In
1871 and 1872 a re-survey of the sec
tions was made, and in 1890 Mr.
8tautun, engineer for the Union Pacific
Railway, started aa expedition for the
purpose uf establishing a mining sur
vey, tie started out with sixteen men
and six boats, losing four sea and
three boats in the undertaking.
Contrary to the idea nf many, nn
railway passes near the canyon and
the staff line which mas tbe seventy-
stood there fur overman hour ami hj
sun went dnwrbelow the borlxon. aiw
OTupifH iwHyh bourn, thrve rrUyof
horses helngteqtilreil each way, TVta
itmtl I"ft8iii'Hilli one, nesrlv level, si
the ascent from Flagstaff to ihe cannon
Ih imIV 1000 feet. The scenery alolig
the stage Hue is very interesting.
Cliff and Cave dwellings, portions of
petriO-d foresiH, ami live forests ot
pine attract the attention of the vis
The stage mad from Flagstaff strikes
theCmivoii at lit grandest part where
it is Ihirleen miles wide and a mile
and a quarter deep. It has three ter
races or levels, which have rsrh.heen
it varioiia times lii lis history, the
Kiltom of tlieACjuijoii, or water level,
so that the iBoceiit to ihe
bottom is not tlliectlv vertical.
"'Ibe Inleil.iV of tbe Cauon is not
an empty spsrelmi filled with earyinir
forms of mountaiN eaks. calhedral
spires, mlghiy domes and vast pall
SHdes. This la wjialjjenils sitrli grand
eur t" the tlierlarlr. The architect-
ural forms are so mimy and mighty us
to overwhelm the hvhoider, all formed I
of solid rock from lop Jo bottom.
lock U sandstone, lliMesioiie'
granite;; and, except tlie tatter. Is all
stratified, which adds to he magic
effect. 'But above all is Ihe marvelous
coloring of Ihe locks, not its gentle
tints, but In bold colors wijb glaring
red predominant, y
While ihe course ofj the inner
gorge jn which the river runs It 318
miles in length, the outer rim, which
measures the ride cauvons also, is
many thousand miles iu length.
Seen by moonlight the general
effect is extremely weird, bearing a
wonderfnl Mtiguesiion of ibe scriptural
narrative of Dives aud LaasartH . and
nf MilFnVa fiiiMoW lines in "Paradise
Lost," when Salmi aud hit daughter.
Sin, looked down from the gates of
ITell upon the under wrh(s Befnre
their tfjc lo ftnlileti view appeared
tin' sect els of tin- hoary deep; a daik,
illimitable oi-hhu without Ixiunil, where
length, breadth and height and time
aud place am lot; where eldest night
and chaos, ancestors of nature, hold
Seen by early morning light, the
chasm, filled with fog. becomes a vast
lake, with the rim fir distant shore
lines; the summits of the liuttes doited
hem aud there, become islands. As
the fog disseminates, and the chasm,
In allJls vunIiipsm, open at one's feet,
the effect is startling. The first sensa
tion is one of flight, and one gaxes
iu horror at Ihe thirteen miles Inter
vening between him and ihe opposite
briuk, where the pine li ecu toweling
one bundled feet in height look like
puuy sentinel. Thfclw-iu gradually
becomes a mM under woi Id. Mouu
talus aud valleta, ritem and canyons,
cities aud plains, temples uud monu
ments, vast auiphllheHiera capable of
seating the whole I.iiiiihu fami'y, all
are represented in tills aiupeudoui
w.irk of nature. The river, five miles
distant, resembles a rllihii, although
800 feet wide, aud the r nVcied colors
become sit glaiiug as tojvpel Ihe eye."
The people of GoidlieM last night
celebrated the release of Stuveu fmui
the mlue by giving a dance. It was
an occasion of great ' lo those who
for days aud days udl.d ftitiifnlly to
rescue Sleveus. Many people from
Mesa were iu atelidance at Ihe dance.
It was also iu Ihe nature of a farewell
to Stevens as he leaves lo day ( Thurs
day) for bia home Iu Colorado lo visit
his family.-J-Piiouulx GazUe.
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
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tVf HY tAHMlHT OUARAHTttO.
BIHPLOV OVIR 300 OlltlWS.
Celebrsted for Its fffwxt fAarntnff steeaffik
and bealthfiilnras. AasurM the food agalast
he cheap hrandi H'lYAL BAKI.Nl
Cant. ti. H. H.iiiiu.r. n,imsmMkM-'ri't -.
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tun oeorinx; oew iiboth tBeei,.iH a re
P '" to'Ute Treaatiry Department, da-.
ted Unalaka. July 6, aays ihe
Alaska Commercial Company's
steamer Excelsior arrived at that port
nn July 4, with about forty miners
froni-the Yukon District and about
9500,000 iu gold bullion. Continuing,
"Hie Exrelsior brings wonderfnl '
accounts of rich discoveries In the
Klondyke or Reindeer River, where
lortunes am Mug made iu a few
weeks. According to these reports,
nothing lias ever !eeti discovered oa
the continent approaching it in rich
ness. The Ktoudy ke is a tribtitaty of
the Yukon, a few miles above Forty
Mile, and is wholly within Canadian.
territory. Gold was discovered there
laNlMiilmiiii, mid during the winter
attracted miiieis from all dilecttoDS.
Iliis s!d that over two tlioiKtnil men.
lateJoCMii'ti ;ir Unworn, the rinciual.
town, while Circle Oily. Forty Mile
ami other places are neaily deseticd
Owing to the sinhleii InOiix of people,,
provisions were high, but so far as I
can learn there was uo actual suffering.
Of the forty passengers on board re
turning from these mines, it Is said
none hare less thau 18000 and soma
have as high as 150.000. Others who
bare made their pile am coming oa
Fought b Draw.
An Associated Press report nf the
Dixou-Hawkius tight iu San Francisco
Friday ulght gives the following ac- .
Ten thousand people saw Dal Hawk
ins of California fight a twenty-round
draw wilh George Dixon, champion
bantam weight of the world, to-night.
Il was tt fast fight from start to finish,.
Inn was teuiaikable iu that neither
mau struck his opponent a dangerous
blow. For the first ten rounds Dixoa
was the aggiessor and did most of the-
leading, 'keeping his antagonist con
stantly ou the move. About tbfr
twelfth, however, Hawkins, who had
appaietitly gained t-nuHdeucr, went
after the colored midget, and to the
end of the right mom than held his
own. Hawkins' weight and strength,
were too much for the little champion,
and, although Dixon landed several
left swings, be could uot hurt the Cal
ifornia boy. Hawkins also got in soma
J of his wicked lefts, but as a geuerat
thing, Dixon managed to block them
or duck out of dan 'er.
F. W. Smith returned from Prescott
,W & I
4 Jth ii,
1 v ( $n ;