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v- T UK COCONINO SUN. ffihc (Goccmino gnu. FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA. Inucd trery SounUy. SoUcripnoa price, , two dolUn jd bftv cent t year, la idTnct. Every paper u stopped at tltc cipiraiioo d the tune paid lor. C M. FUNSTON, Editor. FLAGSTAFF, FEBKUAllY .'., 18!8. It in clearly a mistake to christen onu of our battleships Kentucky, for she will never take to water. II. Dorsoy Patton has leen iiiolntc(l register St tlio land olllco at Tucson. Mr. Pattim has been slated for the apjKilntment for several month, and H!0ilu have lieen wondering at the delay in the appointment. "' Captain Hay of the United States 'ariiiy, who is now in Alaska, says that immigration to that territory should bo restricted this year and that nothing but a provisional military government would meet the necessities this year. Mrs. Frances S. Sampson, wife of General Sampson, minister to Ecqua dor, is contributing some interesting letters to the Phunlx Herald of her journey from the coast to Quito, the. capital and the home of the new minister. E. D. Kenna, the general solicitor of the. Atchison, Tobcku and Santa Fc road, has been elected vice president of the road, and Paul Morton, third vice president, was maile second vice-president. On January 2, tit Valdes pass In the Copper river country, Alaska, M. F. Tanner, a cowboy, shot and killed W. A. Lee and N. A. Call. The cow 1h).v was tried, convicted and sentenced to lw hanged, and thirty-eight hour after the murder the body of the mur derer was hanging from a limb of u convenient tree. Mr. Bryan is the only political leader in Jtho country who is absolutely with out a following among organized busl ness interests. Ho never appears among the speakers at any banquet or meeting of any Important business association. The year 18SW will embrace n period of more than ordinary Importance to the people of FlagstiiiT. Wake up and get Into thu push I Don't .wait for oth ers to do what you can do yourself to advance the Interests of your town. II. Dorsey Patton, who has lwen ap K)iuted register of the land olllce ut Tucson, is a Chieagojii, who took an active part in the last campaign, lei:rg president of one of thu large marching clubs of that city. The place he gets Is said to pay M,(KW a year. Thousands of sheep are reported to have perished In western Wyoming from cold and starvation. In Carbon county there are, r00,000 head of sheep and the loss Is estimated at i"i per cent. The loss in cattlu will not be so heavy, as the owners were p.'cp ired for feed ing in cold weather. Governor McCord, says the Herald, has been notified that 4.1)00 copies of his report to the secretary of the inter ior have been frtiipped. Tiro total num ber of copies of the report published was 5.000. 1,000 Iwlnir furnished by the government, and the territory has to pay the cost of printing the balance. As the report of the governor is In great demand, the 0,000 copies will not last long. There is a constant demand for literature pertaining to the re sources of the territory by prospective settlers and the Governor has received many request for copies of the last rejiort. - it