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THE COCONINO SUN.
Saloon Held Up.
Four men, two medium sized, two
rnther lull, with handkerchief tied
over their faces, entered Kitchen &
Kennedy's saloon ut Gallup, at 10:40
Tuesday night, with a brace of revol
vers In the hands of each, and held up
the entire house. The gambling tables
and saloon rash drawer was relieved of
An attempt was made to force Peter
Kitchen to oen the safe, but he pre
tended that his partner, Kennedy, alone
knew the combination.
After driving everylKKly from the
street into the saloon, the desperadoes
took all the valuables that each one
had. A gcxxl-sized crowd was present
in the saloon. Then they escaied by
the back door, after firing off their pis
tols to scare off p.sslble pursuit, and
ran to a point near town where their
horses was staked. Some of those
robbed feel certain they recognized
one of the roblters. They are now be
ing tracked by Indian trailers.
Sheriff Hubbell was notified and a
los-e is now in pursuit of the roblers,
who went soutii.
The town was wido-awadc at the time
of the roblsjry. Profes-or Ford's danc
ing class was in progress in the hall
over the saloon, antl some of those in
attendance, who had gone to the street
during intermission, returned minus
all their valuables. The town in con
siderably worked up over the occurence.
Come, Phoneclans Try It.
If the Grand Canyon railroad is com
pleted Itefore the summer is over there
will bu a large number of Phoenix
IK'ople who heretofore have leen send
ing the warm season on the coast, take
advantage of the road to visit the ean
jon, to remain there until cool weather.
The lack of a railroad to the Grand
canyon need not keep our Phoenix
cousins from spending the hot season,
that sweeps over the capital city for
several months every year, in Flagstaff
and the mountains surrounding. From
May to December the weather is de
lightful, and the climate is an ideal one.
There are many fine camping places
where hunting and fishing can be en
joyed. Let our southern neighbors try
it at least one season, and avoid the
heat of home as well as the beat of
Hen Doney has secured another lot of
prehistoric relics. Among the articles
are a number .of fine specimens of
earthen cooking and water vessels.
Some of them are painted in the various
designs and colors of the jKrttery found
in all the old ruins. A couple of human
skulls were also obtained from a grave.
Mr. Doney has an interestingcollectlon
of relics and takes pride in showing
them to persons interested in such
things. The collection has been ob
tained in the old ruins ii. miles north
east of here. Mr. Doney is of the
opinion that this prehistoric race were
descendants from the Chinese.
The Southern Pacific Company have
recently completed the laying of twenty
miles of heavy steel rails near Lords
burg and Tucson, thus making (12 and
T.Vjwund steel rails continuous from
Tucson to El Paso, which, together
with the strengthening and general im
provement of the roadbed which has
taken place in the past few months,
makes this one of the let and safest
pieces of track in the country. The
Benson and Bowie yard are being
doubled in capacity to meet the de
mandsof the increasing business. Star.
Ladies culling cards, In the correct
styles, printed In the latest copper-plate
script at this otilce.