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THB COCONINO SUN.
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Entered In tho rostotllco at Flagstaff us second
Issued crery Saturday. Subscription price,
two dollars a year. In a trance. Every paper
Is stopped nt the expiration of the time paid fur
C M. FUNSTON, Editor.
they see Ilu Tho survey of the linen
of tho reservation would largely nettle
tho difficulty Iwiw een tho settlors and
the Inditing. Tho effort now being
made lo have this work done sUiuId
meet with the indorsement of every
person in nortcrn Arizona.
FL.AOSTAFF, SATUHDAY, DEC. 31, 18HS.
THE twentieth legislature of Arizona
will meet on Monday, January lfi, 180!),
und their constituents are wondering
what the legislature will do.
TllEsheopralsersnf this section aro
noting upon the suggestion made by
The Sun, when tho forest reserve wan
first set libido, that Is, try to obtain thu
passage of a law by congress allowing
sheep to graze on tho forest reserva
tion. The law could have lioen pissed
before the holidays had the wool grow-
1 ers taken united net ion in tho matter.
Senator Morrili, of Vermont, died
of la grippe on the 28th Inst. He was
88 years of age and the greater part of
' his life has been spent In the United
BY prompt action and efficient means
FhigstatT stopped tho spreadof smallH)X
and therearonowno eases here. Other
Arizona towns which now have cases
of smallpox should take vigorous means
to prevent tho spread of the disease.
THE democratic majority of the Ari
zona legislature assembly havo con
cluded they can tlnd no better choice
for spcakerof that body than Henry F.
Ashursl of Coconino count. He is I he
youngest member of tho assembly, and
has tho ability to servo in that position
and will acquit himself with credit to
himself and his constituants.
Investigation will show that tho
heavy engines aru hauling but few
more freight cars per train than twen
ty years ago, while tho-tonnage per
train has been Increase at least 2J pur
cent, through the largo cars used, and
for this reason .ho roads are beginning
to rate locomotives by tho number of
tons per train rather than cars per
The location af tho boundary lines
of the Navajo reservation, has long been
needed, and It is a matter that the gov
ernment should have done at an early
day. As things now are, tho Indians
roam about at their own will, and in
terfere with the rights of settlers as
Humors uflectlng the local new
pajter situation continue lo lie heard,
says the l'hounlx Republican. The
latest is that a few prominent "exes"
gentlemen who have held territorial
'ollbes or confidential relations with
i territorial officers are thinking of cm-
barking in journalism. to, the extent of
"putting up" for a journalist who has
made a noteworthy success in' Arizona
and with whom they hayo long enjoyed
confidential relations. This is a wido
field, and a papursuch as this combina
tion of talent undoubtedly would pro
duce could hardly fall to be successful.
The Son for 18!)'J only $:!.
tains all tho local doings.