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THK COCONINO SUN.
Entered In the Postofflce at Flagstaff as second
Itsued every Saturday. Subscription price,
two dollars and titty cents a j ear. In advance.
Every paper is stopped at the expiration of the
time paid for.
C M. FUNSTON, Editor.
FLAGSTAFF, MAltCH 12, 18!)8.
.Let us have the water works.
The excuse of not money enough to
get water from a permanent supply for
water works is a dead issue now.
game, arranged by those who figured
upon getting the greater portion of tho
$200,000 appropriated by Congress to
carry relief to tho Klondike miners.
There is no use of bothering with
side schemes for water works now. The
necessary money can be obtained for
getting the water from Jack Smith's
spring. Now let the town council take
up tho matter and get water works.
Since November 1, 1893, the United
States has coined 37,735,572 standard
silver dollars. It Is worth while in this
connection to recall the fact that only
8,031,238 silver dollars were coined in
this country from the creation of the
mint in 1702 down to 1873.
It Is unlawful to kill quail, doves,
rails, turkey or snipe. The law In this
respect went Into effect March 1. After
April 1 the law against killing ducks
will bo In force.
The Arizona Journal Miner has
reached its thirty-fourth mile post.
The Journal-Miner Is one of tho most
prosperous journals of Arizona. The
SUN wishes it many years of continued
Tho dime novel must by this time
have lost Its old-timo intluence as a
simper of tho minds of jouth. It costs
ten cents, while one of tho New York
"yellow" journals costs only a cent, and
It Is luridly Illustrated.
Through the efforts of Hon. M. A.
Smith and Hon. N. O. Murphy, a bill
has passed both houses of Congress per
mitting towns and cities of over one
thousand inhabitants in the Territories
to issue bonds for the purjwso of street
Improvements, water works and sewer
age. The town council of Flagstaff
claim that our water works cannot bo
built for the amount of water bonds is
sued. It will be an easy matter now
for us to Increase the amount.
Officials are not talking alwut the
matter for publication, but since Secre
tary Alger announced the abandonment
of tho Klondike relief cxjtedltion, au
thorized by Congress, and asked for au
thority to sell tho supplies which had
been bought, including the reindeer, it
has become known that the Secretary
regards himself and Congress as hav
ing lwen victimized by a shrewd bunco
Frances K. Willard's estate of $20,000
will go to the Woman's Temple enter
prise. If tho trustees decline to take
tho proffered fortune, a life interest in
it will go, by the provisions of the orig
inal will, jointly to Miss Willard's pri
vate secretary and friend, Miss Anna A.
Gordon, and to Mrs. Mary H. Wlllard,
of Berlin, Germany, tho widow of her
only brother Oliver.. At their deaths
tho estate will revert tthe treasury of
the National W. C. T. U. for use as the
executive committee may see fit. Tho
estate Includes M,000 presented to Miss
Wlllard on her fiftieth birthday by the
women of the countrv.