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U TI.IE COCONINO SUX.
isitc.ccocauino $u. founty , vrde;!-ta"1 ,lic pa,ronage
Is respectfully solicited.
TLAOSTArr, ARIZONA. C. M. Fc.nsto.v.
bsutd every Saturday, Subscription price.two dolLin and
fifty cents a year, io advance. Every paper u Hopped at the
eipirattoo of the tune paid (or.
C. M. FUNSTON, Editor.
FLAGSTAFF, JANUARY 29, 18US.
After ten years' labor In the news
paper field In Arizona, tlio undersigned
fourteen months ago concluded to take
a rest, sold his newspaper Interests, and
having taken the much needed relaxa
tion, enters again the journalistic Held
by resuming the publication of I'm:
The publication of a newspaper in
Arizona requires, perhap, more hard
work and returns less for labor and
capital Invested than in any other state
.in the union. The hope of every editor
In the territory is that It will not always
be so that with an Increased popula
tion -and the return of better times, a
new era may dawn upon his work.
This Sux will appear in a new form
and will contain many new features. It
will be pf small pages and in magazine
form, and while the departure is a rad
ical one for a country weekly, it Is
believed that Thk Sux In Its new form
will be acceptable to the majority of its
readers and. patron".
Thk Su.v will be devoted to the inter
ests of Coconino county and the terri
tory of Arizona, and the local and terrl
torlal news will be carefully gathered
and presented In readable form. I'ollt
ically Thk Su.n w ll adv6cate the princi
ples of tlio Republican part-.
The subscription price of Tin: .Srv
will be $2.50 per year, payable strictly
in advance. In publishing a Meekly
newspaper tho hearty co-operation of
the citizens of Flugslafl' and Coconino
The clamors of the Democratic press
of the territory for what they are
pleased to call "home rule" is as amus
ing as It is ridiculous. Probably the
most absurd thing about "home rule"
is tho assurance by our Democratic
contemporaries " that there is no poli
tics in It." There are some develish
sly Individuals who are strongly advo
cating the measure.
Tho outlook for tho present year in
Coconino county Is a bright one. The
demand for lumber will keep all our
sawmills busy during the entire year.
"I he raise In the value of sheep ami
cattle will attract attention to-our graz
ing lands and in a few years these
Industries will again be the leading
It Is high time for " mickey" O'Neill
todo'n his Democratic Jeans preparatory
to seeking tho Democratic nomination
for congress. I'hu-nix Gazette.
Yes; that Is the only style of political
pantaloons that Buckey hasn't worn
Our esteemed contemporary,"ihe Sky
light Kicker, has again changed its
name, and now appear) with the " Flag
stair Gem" as its title. We do not,
however, notice any other radical,
change" What's! In a mime?
The spring crop of candidates for
county otllces.is unii-mully large this
year. The trouble with the early can
didates is' that the late frost usually
Statehood Is' the kind of home rule
that is good enm't;h for anybody.
Tin: Sux.wants statehood for Arizona.