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FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, J919.
THE COCONINO SUN , Page Five TAtnTAAT MTNKBAT T DEVELOPMENT UNDER LEASE SYSTEM "Hundreds of acres of valuable min ing lands, which heretofore have been Baired to prospectors because they were included at Indian reservations, will bo tin own open to entry on a leasing basis within the next CO days. This is the significance of a tele gram received by Wiley E. Jones, at torney general, fiom Senator Ashurst. The wire is as follows:, ' "Bill permitting mining on Indian reservations ha3 'been signed by the president., but will not become effec tive until secretary of interior pro mulgates his rules and regulations which will not take place for GO vdays." "This telegram is in response to an inquiry sent by Jones to Ashurst, based on "reports that tho bill in ques tion was doomed for the reason that it was being opposed by Secretary of the Navy Daniels. "I thought there must be some mis take," said Jones, "for I had always been led to believe that the secretary of the navy was interested in legis lation affecting the briny deep and had nothing to do or say about legis lation affecting the land. It was for this reason that I wrote Senator Ash urst, asking him of the progress of the measure." Subject to Lease 'The law in question provides that tho secretary of the interior is author ized to leaso to citizens of the United aStates or to any corporation any part of the unallotted lands within any In- "dlan reservation in the states of Ari- zona, California, Idaho, Montana, Ne vada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washing ton, or Wyoming, heretofore with drawn from entry, for the purpose of mining for gold, silver, copper or other valuable metaliferous ores. The law further provides that the ' secretary of the interior may declare certain lands subject to exploration, and that after such declaration min ing claims may be locatcdby citizens of the United States in the same man- TniHIIIIIIIIIIIItllHIIMIIIIIIIIIIIMIMItlMIIIIIMIIIMIIIHM II J P0N0FRI0 1 ICE CREAM ! JEVNE'S FINE CHOCOLATES ULL LINES OF CIGARS STATIONERY fFANCY GROCERIES I KELLER'S Fine Confectionery and Bakery Phone 1 Flagstaff HlMtllllltMIMIIIIIIMIIHMMIIHMmillMHIHIHMIIIMUHHHMIpl Hot and Cold Water Phone 271 Steam Heat Good Service - All Outside Rooms PINE HOTEL ALF. DICKINSON, Prop. Next Door to Flagstaff Garage Opposite the Depot FLAGSTAFF ARIZONA IWhite House Cafe White cooks and waiters Good Food and Good Cooking Large helpings low prices , p Open Day and Night fJos. Bender, Proprietor "I i 1 THE NEW IDEAL HOTEL Scrupulously Clean AHIOutside Rooms Quiet and Comfortable mm v Hi I? JNT)2 QfTRmPT TW ner as claims arc located under the mining laws of the United States. It is further piovided.that the lo cators of all such mining claims shall have a prefcienco right to apply for lease within one year after the date of location, and that those who fail to apply for lease within one year shall forfeit all lights. It is also provided that duplicate copies of the location notice shall be filed within CO days with the super intendent in charge of the Indian res ervation on which tho claim is located, and that applications for lease may be filed with the superintendent for transmission to Washington. Water Supply Protected Lands containing springs or water holes 6v other water bodies needed or used by the Indians ate not sub ject to entry. Leases will be for a petiod of 20 years, with the preferential light in the lessee to renew for successive periods of ten years, provided that tho lessee may at the discretion of the secretary be permitted at any time to make written relinquishment of all rights under such n lease and upon acceptance thereof Is relieved of future obligations. The law also provides that the sec retary may grant tho use 'of unoccu pied land to be used for milling, smelting or refining or for camp sites for an annual rental of not less than $1 per acre. Alldeascs are subject to forfeiture, and the leases will be on a royalty basis of 5 per cent of the net value of the output payable monthly, and an annual rental of not less than 25 cents an. acre for the first year, in creasing to 50 cents for the second, third, fourth and fifth years, and not less than $1 per acre for succeeding years. In addition to the payment of roy alties and rentals the lessee is re quired to spend $100"annually for de velopment work, the same as under the mining laws of the United States. The secretary of the inteiior is au thorized under the law to make such rules and lobulations as he may sec fit to protect the interests of -the In dians, with the provisioa that these do not affect the rights of the states to levy and collect taxes upon the mining property. The mining locations may be made by Indians, who have been declared competent to manage their own af fairs, and the secretary is authorized to permit other Indians to make loca tions and obtain leases under such rules as he may prescribe. o REPUBLICANS TO MAKE NOTE OF EXTRAVAGANCE Undaunted by the statement of Chairman Cummings, of the Demo cratic National Committee, that the trip of the sub-committee on aviation, of the special war investigating com mittee of the house, to points on the Pacific coast constitutes a "junket," Chairman Frear and his fellow-members, have proceeded to Portland and Seattle, where they expect to be able to reveal to the public, very shortly, administrative extravagances, lack of efficiency, and feckless disregard of the public interest that will cause the taxpayers of the country to gasp with amazement and resentment. It is in this section of 'the country that the war department constructed a system of Railroads, "for logging purposes," at a colossal cost, which have never been of the slightest value to the gov ernment and which Chairman Frear confidently exriccts to show where so located, upon the recommendation of those who were personally intcresieu, that tho ultimate benenciary is one of the. transcontinental railways which had hesitated to undertake such ex pensive construction upon it"? own be half. ' WESTERN UNION MOVES TO WINSLOW C. H. Partridge, equipment man for the Western Union telegraph com pany, is in town this week putting the room in the Elks' building in shape for the company's office to be moved into. When finished they will main tain an up-to-date city telegraph of fice. They will move their equipment from the railroad office and tho city office at Flagstaff into this building. This will necessitate seven or eight families coming to live in this city from Flagstaff. Our town is grow ing all the time. Winslow Mail. o COOTIE ARITHMETIC Mnmln Rnllirnrtnn TCnnth. in th5 presence of an audience of sailors and soldiers that tnrongeu tne Amster dam theater, declared that while in France 'she had learned "cootie arith- Mnfii A rnnr if lfmffTilr Jinn fin- plause followed, and it was increased manyfold when she denned that par ticular branch of military mathemat ics as she had heard it ctenncu over there: "Thev add to vour troubles:. they subtract from your pleasure; they divide your attention, and multiply like hell." NEW TO THEM "You had' a fund of after-dinner jokes." - "Weir" , "1 suppose you will retire them in dy times." ".Why should I?" ''What do you mean?" "Manv men who used to get under. the table at Bibulous banquets .will then hear those stories for the first time." NEVER FAILED The Girl: "Poor Miss Jones, she's. always so serious; nothing ever seems to make her smile." Jack- Rrokeleicrh: "I truess 111 Dro- pose to her. That has never failed to get a laugh yet." ' o ' ' KAYENTA NEWS (By Albert B. Reagan.) August 1st John Straus, wife and son, Billic, and Mrs. 0. Reagan ic turned from Tuba City, the latter having visited Flagstaff and Williams while outside, to have dental work done. On August 2 Geoigc M. Post and Supervisor Robinson, of the reclama tion service, from Albuquerque sta tion, in company with Engineer Seary. of Tuba, City as auto man, visited Kayenta for the purpose of examining the Marsh Pass reclamation project, as that plant seemed to be consider ably under the weather. Tho exami nation showed that it was suffering from over-exertion in trying to climb too steep a grade. As a result of the findings, Mr. Post will return in the near future with proper remedies. The party letumed to Tuba City on August 3. L. B. Smith, of Cortez, Colo., and son, Jesse R. Smith, of Winslow, camo to Kayenta on a cattle pur chasing deal with the Navajos August 1; but on account of Superintendent Runke's absence from Tuba City on vacation they failed to obtain a per mit to trade with the aborigines. So they went into other fields-to get per mission. Later vMr. Smith, Sr., re turned and ho and Fletcher Corrigan started for Keans Canyon with their horses in trade August 14 where it is reported they got the proper per mit to Jrade, Jesse R. Smith was in the engineer corps, overseas in the late sauer kraut scramble, and has some interesting stories to tell of his experiences. His. boat was attacked by submarines en louto over there, and ho had the chance to see one of the U-boats go down to Davy Jones. He says the doughboys 'just loved the girls of France; but the American lass out classes them by miles. August 1st the Babbitts, of Flag staff, wefe here on a sight-seeing and business trip. The party consisted of Mrs. George Babbitt and her sons, George and Herbert, of Flagstaff; Mrs. Agnes Pouthie, also of Flagstaff; John Cuiley, of Tuba City; and Eve lyn Rossetti, and her brother, the Rev. Felix Rossetti, of Los Angeles, Cal. While here they visited Church Roch in company with Ye Scribe and were well taken in by Nature's pinnacles and towers. On the way home Au gust 2 they had automobile trouble) between Red Lake and Tuba City and seemed to fail to have the right icm cdy along. It is reported that they got into Tuba City at 4 in the morn ing, General .Mechanic Stuart coming to their aid with his car. The party liked tho country so well about Kay enta that they are coming back for a two weeks' camping trip next year. On August 4, H. C. Perkins, J. L. Neilson and Z. L. Bayles, of Bland burg, Utah, and R. E. Powell, of Bluff, Utah, were here on a short business trip to see what the chance was tov, purchasing stock of tho Indians. They returned to Bluff on August 5 with out coming to any definite conclusion, waiting further developments and the beturn of Superintendent Runkc from I his vacation at his home in Wisconsin. August 4 to C was spent by Franlr Bradley in these parts. He is the son of the late Arthur Bradley, who was found dead at his store fast March. He has just returned from overseas and is now employed by the priest at Chin Lee as interpreter. His mother was a Navajo. Mr., Sianz, government engineer at Tuba City; Mr. Linn, the nursery man at the same place, and his helper, Lewis' Begay, arrived August 5 to overhaul the water system and sew age plant of the Marsh Pass board ing school. They found that a part of it had had severe chills (about last January) and that other parts had to be elevated to be' on an equal foot ing with their neighbors. As the In dian helper put it, the plant was about a "goner.". But after arduous work its circulation was re-established and its pulse (s now normal. While the party was here Ye Scribe, ! the uarty and Stockman Straus visit- cd the ancient ruins of Kcetseel and Betatakin in Segi canyon, and found the ruins grand beyond expectation. Keetseel looks like it might have been abandoned ' last week. In fact, one could almost imagine he could see the women climbing the perilous trail to the village with the water jars on their heads. Sistflr Wntnoril Vptnmpil homo Au gust 7 from her visit among relatives ; at JMancos, on the San Juan river, it is reported that she and her mother, Mrs. John Wetheril, will , spend the winter in Tucson, where she contem plates attending a business college. THE BEST PLACE TO EAT 0 l.V -Employees are all white .': ,'.t -iteCome On August 1J Ben Wetheril return ed from Farmington, N. M., where he has been working with stock the past summer. He says home looks good to him. John Straus has been working the roads in the Pass for the past week, returning to Kayenta the evening of the lGth. It is rumored that he and wife will 6oon return to their Kansas home and engage in fanning. They, however, have many regrets in leav ing this picturesque spot and its hos pitable people, one of which is part ing with the government's white mules. Dick Dunaway visited the legion the middle of the month, looking after the government wells. The Cummings party from the Uni versity at Tucson made visits to the Segi Canyon ruins of Swallow Nest, Betatakin and Keetseel on August 7 and 8, making the trip on foot, from the Pass. They were all very much impressed with the scenery and the ancient homes of an extinct people. Kcetseel, they thought, was the very grandest of them all. The party con sisted of Dean Byron Cuinniings of the University, who headed the scien tific party and also acted as its sec retary and treasurer; Prof. Jas L. Ferris, a retired newspaperman, of Joliet, 111., who is now collecting liv ing snails for a book he is now writ ing; Prof. Willard N. Clutc, the bot onist of tho party, also, of Joliet, but head of a girls' college in Chicago; Horace A. Scott, Violet Ruben and Park E. Vickery, teachers in the city schools at Globe, Ariz.J Marybelle Davis, a teacher of Fillmore, Cal.; Ruth C. and Pauline Moles," teachers in the city schools at Warrcnberg. Mo.; and the following students of the University of Arizona: Fred W. Bohnett, Blanche Smith, Alfred E. Wilson, Howard L. Benedied. Mav Gene Smith, of Tucson, Franklin D. Walker, of Flagstaff, and Edith P. Newman, of Bisbee. Ariz.- Mr. Clutc is working up d botanical list of the Navajo Mountain flora, the first that has ever been made. The party came on to Kayenta the evening ol the 8th. when 'they rested at the Wetheril oasis comfortably until'Monlay,jwhile they wrote up their various' notes. The summer had been a success. New species of snails and plants had been discovered and the archaeologists had EWHMfl -.-.r5hi.iimor flQ: -iln.M OOKTOH"""' , L mi;?k 'visaed 0s Wl&ffiLffiassgs;. iSffiMSttr CjKJi Mflli ii fill !iWM ill 11.1 J fflfrv mmGammm. iiHiA, i i Bui J. ml v m Everything Spotlessly Clean ... i here wheiryou want something good to Commercial CHAS. PROCHNOW, Prop. found and explored new ruins in the, Navajo Mountain district. On Satur day night they had a farewell dance and a general gala time. On Monday, August 11, Mr. Weth eril fitted the party out with riding by auto for Tucson, via Tuba City and and pack animals and he and Sister Flagstaff. The remainder of the Wetheril acting as guides they hied to party then spent Wednesday after the home of the monuments toward , noon and Thursday studying things N the San Juan river, where the world's p about the Kayenta valley. Professor unsurpassable tombstones still mark Cummings examined a ruin that Sis time. From the monuments, Miss Ru-,, ter Wetheril had just recently found, ben, in company with W. Reed as the Trof. Clute gathered some flowers and guide, went on to Bluff, Utah, by Prof. Ferris dug up a few snails from horseback, and, from there she pro-1 the foot of Bloch Mesa. They then ceeded by stage to the railroad on the , departed for the snake dance on Fri Sale Lake route to Salt Lake City, day morning. lal.fllllllllllllll(lllltfllllllltlllllltlllllllllllllMlltlllll(1lllllflllllIIIIIIIIIMIMItlllllMIIHIIIIIIIIIIllllltllltlltllMlllllllllllllllflg 1 10 Per Cent Discount 1 We are installing all air tools I necessary for a Complete Marble 1 Working Plant. i , MODERN IN EVERY RESPECT i During the Month of August . We will discount our regular re tail prices 10 per cent for All Ceme tery Work Sold DIRECT FROM THE YARD. FLAGSTAFF MARBLE WORKS JlltMtllllMMIIMMItllMMnlilMIMMHMIIIMM.MMMtlMI I.IIHIM toa (H r . Cigarettes made to meet your taste! 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