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THK COCONINO SUN.
MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE GO.
OF NEW YORK.
THE OLDEST, LARGEST AND BEST.
J. F. PEARCE,
Special Agent, Flagstaff, Ariz.
W. E. HARPER,
Gen'l Agent, Albuquerque, N, M,
GREAT SALE OF
Millinery Stock and Fixtures,
NOTIONS. UNDERWEAR. ETC.
Kterythlng lit the Racket Stnro to he sold at a great reduction.
SALE BEGINS MONDAY, MARCH 13.
mid thu cure and cultivation of the same
in the hands of Mr. McClatchlu. This
in tlio best proposition we have yet
heard of with regard to thoroughly test
in); the nduptability of our soil to the
successful production of sugar leets.
Acting-Governor Akers has sent u
letter to President MoKinley recom
mending that in case of war Colonel
Hnxlio be permitted to rulso u regiment
of cavalry in Arizona. He say : "Hav
ing known Colonel Urodie for many
years us an army officer, I can unhesi
tatingly vouch for him as beinj' an
honest and fearless officer, competent in
every resect to command a regiment."
The Arizona Copper Company is pro
ducing an immense amount of copper
at their Clifton plant, us is also the De
troit Copjier Company plant ut Morenci.
The Kvans-Vunheeko Gold Company
are running twenty stamps regularly
on their properties, some seven miles
up the Sun Frunetaco river from Clif
ton, and announce their intention to
add thirty more stumps in the near fu
ture. For years this gold district was
neglected by mining men and capital,
but tlio Kvuns-Vunhecku coniuny have
found it a profitable Hold.
George Thompson, one of thu 'best
known and most highly respected min
ers of Yuma county, lost his life last
Wednesday morning in the Fortuna
mine by suffocation from gas created
by the explosion if blasting p iwiler.
Ho and his partner were working on
the fourth level of the mine and hud
llreda number of-shots, one of which
went off prematurely, and In his frantic
effort to escajie thu fulling rook and
dunger of the shots that would imme
diately follow, Thompson ran Into u
drift from which there was no escape
for the fumes arising from tho powder.