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The Coconino sun. [microfilm reel] (Flagstaff, Ariz.) 1898-197?, April 30, 1898, Image 13

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It him been suggested to the Sun
that tin- pioper tiling to do with Co. I.
N to keep tile bos hurt us a guard, for
fear of an outbreak of the .Vavajo In
dians. ., t appear" to the SUN that
thv3 is no danger of an outbreak ,
.I tin part of tin- Xiivaios and
even if such an event should occur.
there would be left after the departure
of the br.ive Ikivk of Co. I. altout fill!) l
men who would 1ms able bodied iioui;li I
to repel an invasion of the Nuvujos,
should such an nnloo'te-1 for thing oe
eur. Do not let the bojie of an attack
from the Xavajos keep our militia from
going to the front.
Fire in OH Town.
At one o'eloek Thur-dav the resi
denee of Marvin Heal was burned.
The lire started on the roof, and it
spread to the entire roof in a few min
utes. A gale was blowing at the time.
The family were eating dinner when
the alarm whs triveii. and so rapidly did '
the llames spread that the did not I
have time to save but few articles.
The lire department responded i
jir(ini)tl.v. and within twelve minutes
from the first alarm water was thrown i
on the fire from the engine. The lire
was eight blocks from the engine house.
The Volunteers.
The (iiota for the western e'wbo '
regiment from this county has been '
raisi-d. .T. W. Francis will accompany
Ihe bovs to I'reseott. Thev will leave
on the westlKiund nassenrer train Sat-,
unlav morning. The following names ,
have ieen signed to the enlistment
roll: i
Henry Sell. John II. Smith.
M. A. Hradv, l,ouls I l'ettit, '
Kichard C. Jones, John A. Morrison. )
Thomas Carroll, C. C, Jackson
W. T. Slommomns. Wlliani F. Wallace.
Hugh Anderson. A. H. Kline-man. !
Fred C. Summers. Kobert M. Hicks,
K. U. Davis, Frank M.M'Carthv.
C. L. Denforth. W. II. Denforth. "
Fred K. Ohamplin. Dan L. Hogun.
W. D. Wallace. I
The Volunteers Can Go to Fort Whipple at
Once Rtelment Starts Next Week.
Ma,or Julius Auhiuciii received this
morning the following letter from W.
(). O'Neill, in regard to the volunteers
for the eavalrv regiment, and is of in
terest to them as well as the public:
"The )i of the men will be the
same as in the United Slates armx.
Arrangements are being made to ren
dezvous the men at Fort Whipple and
also to provide their transportation
from Flagstair to Whipple. This will
be consummated to-da or to-morrow,
and ou will be noli lied let telegraph.
Your men should come immediately, as
thi' will be mustered in at once, ami
an county who-e qiinla is not present
will lose its representation. The regi
ment will be of picked men. and will
have a distincthe uniform, which is
now being made in the east. The men
will be sent lo Ke. West at once, and
thev will lie furnished with horses.
arms, uniforms, etc. Should more than
fourteen lirst-elass men be found, you
can allow them to come, as it M'cms
doubtful if Graham and Apache coun
ties cm get their quota here in time.
"In this county nearly :!()!) men have
enrolled, but we do not want to seei to
hog' tlie matter by taking too many
from here. W. O. O'NKU.I."
The Bluest Flat.
The people of Flagstaff are not satis
lied with the number and size of the
American Hags now lining from the
stores and public buildings. They in
tend having the highest llugstatT and
the largest Hag in the territory. Sulc
(eriptions have been taken during the
week for the llagand no fur $"" has been
raised. The HagstalT will lie furnished
by the Arizona Lumber & Timlier Co.,
aiid will be 100 feet high.

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