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TUB COCONINO SUN.
TERRITORIAL NEWS. i
ThomaH D. Bennett, a very promising
young lawyer of Phoenix, has beenup
iwinted deputy Unitd States attorney,
vice A. M. Franklin, resigned.
II. C. Haupt, B. B. Wiggins and Sher
man Wiggins came down on Wednes
day morning's "train with a bar of bul
lion representing La Fortuna's output
for February, and amounting to alout
$40,000. Yuma Sun.
From a Cochise county cattle owner
the Star learns that a Kansas buyer a
few days ago bought in the San Simon
valley 2,000 head of steers for May de
livery. The cattle were one, two and
three-year-olds and the prices paid
were $18, $22 and 2-' respectively.-
Cochise county, Arizona, is live and
one-third times larger in area than the
State of Rhode Island. It Is" a vast do
main, containing over 3,082,000 acres
and is (l,!)72 square miles in area. It Is
the banner county of the Territory and
has a record of the best yielding mines
in the west.
Old Dominion copper has recently
boon one of the strongest and most ac
tive stocks dealt in on the Boston stock
exchange. During the week ending
February 17, the sales of Old Dominion
aggregated 37,701) shares, and the price
advanced from $27.75 to $11, and the
stock has since been quoted at $32.
Forty years ago yesterday Hon. Sam
Hughes arrived at Marlcooa. a staire
station on the 4Vuma road, and on the
night of the Uth he arrived In Tucson.
He made camp at the foot of Penning
ton street. He was awakened early in
the morning by an enormous squaklng
and on turning out discovered the noise
to proceed from an ox cart followed by
two men who were going down the val
ley to work In the fields. One was
armed with a lance and the other with
n big two-handled sword. They were
eating parched wheat for their break
fast as they walked along. Tucson Ci
tizen. The university has a new profesuor.
Ills name Is A. J. McClatchle, and his
duties agriculture and horticulture.
His services will le confined almost
wholly to field work and the agricul
tural exierlraent stations will Ixs prac
tically under his charge. Ho is from
California, signs A. M. after his name
and comes well recommended. Tucson
George Simmon, discoverer of the
turquols mine on Timber mountain,
Nevada, has just dlsjwsed of $J7,000
worjth of gems to New York jewelers.
He has two cutters on the ground free
ing the gems from extraneous matter.
Simmons is an old-time Arizona pros
pector and was at one time a mining
partner of John Smlthline, of Chloride
Adolphe Sanches and Baloma Villa
were arrested at Nogales on Tuesday
for complicity in extensive mescal
smuggling and cattle stealing. They
are said to )e members of a gang that
has headquarters at the Huababl ranch,
on the Santa Cruz river, near Nogales.
The leader, Darlo Savredo, owner of
the ranch, has tied to Mexico. The op
erations In cattle have mainly con
sisted Id alterations of brands and run
ning the stock thus changed across the
Mr. McClatchle, a government sugar
beet expert Is here today Interviewing
our farmers upon the subject of leet
raising. Messrs. George N. Gage, P..
A. Hough, Albert 'Miller and several
others .have In contemplation the put-,
ting in of half an acre of beets each,