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The Coconino sun. (Flagstaff, Ariz.) 1898-1978, January 29, 1898, Image 25

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John Dutton and wile of lowu are The Flagstaff Electric Light company
visiting the family or their nephew, has made a new schedule of rates, which
A. A. Dutton. They are on their way takes effect February 1.
to i,os Uatos, tai.
The gold production of the United
States' last year, according to the Wells,
Fargo A Co. estimate, was $6.1,655,970,.
an increase of $5,000,000 over IKMi.
Colorado led, with California second
Woodmen of the and South Dakota third. Alaska is
credited with a gold yield for 18U7 or
1,571,000 and ISrltish America with
6,175,000.
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Government Timber for Mines'.
Commissioner of the Land Onice Her-
Ileports from the ranges are that
stock stood the snow and cold weather,
and that there Is no fear of any losses
from this source.
The K. & A. M
World and Independent Order of For
esters now hold their regular meetings
In the hall over the town hall.
C. 11. I'erry is nctlng superintendent
of the Needles divlsloiAif the Santa Fe
Paeiliu in place of John Dcnalr, who
was injured at the Johnson canyon man has decided to crant to mining
,"nnt'1, companies the privilege .cutting all
The railroad from Geronimn to Globe the timber they need from publjc lands
will be completed this year. ' Congress of the United States to protect their
has granted permission for the crossing mines, provided they follow the instrue-
of the San Carlos reservation and work tlons of, an .Inspector of the land olllce
will be commenced at once. who will ho sent to mining camps, upon,
It seems to be the Impression with request, to mark such trees as may be
the territorial press that the board of -'"t. Under the present system the
supervisors of Coconino county has en- mi"lK companies in thft west are so
ilorsed the home rule proportion. The greatly hampered by restrictions of the
board has not done so, nor is there any government in obtaining the amount of
nrobabllltv that thev will take nnv tlllllK;r wlt, ls aetually required by
action whatever In the premises.
The olllce of master of transportation
has been created by the olllchU of the
Santa Fe Paellie. 'l C. Allen has been
appointed to that olllce for this divis
ion. The ofllce is really that of assls.
them that some of them have been cut
ting timber in violation of the regula
tions, and suits for Indemnity have been
begun against them by the government.
Unless the mining .companies can
secure the timber needed to properly
tnnt to the division superintendent, and I' tllelr "'. ,lie' are ci,1,tr com;
was created to relieve th.it olliclal of pelled to slack up in their operations or
continue them with great risk to tneir
employes. Commissioner Hermann be
lieves that the best interests of both
the mining companies and of the gov
ernment will be subserved by allowing
the companies, to have the wood they
need under the supervision of a govern
ment agent, who will see to it.that no
young trees are destroyed. This decis
ion is one of the greatest Importance to
some of his overburdened duties.
Passenger trains N'os. 1 anil '2 continue
to run as usual. A transfer is made at
the tunnel of pisschgers. All express
and b igg.igo comes in from tluveast If
the blockade continues for another
week there is likely to be a shortage In
some lines of provisions. The supply
of 'sugar Is getting low. Airfreight
from, the west comes by the way or .,, ,.,,., 0r the west and will
Albuquerque, coming over the Southern "" ""WW sU,LS 0I "eweana win
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