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PUBLISHED EVKttT TnUHSDAY.
R. H. & J. E. JONES,
Editors and Publishers
Entered it the Fottofflee at Flagstaff, Arliona,
a Seoondclau Matter.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES.
One Year t00
Six Months If '
Three Months "3
Single copleslOccntaj two copies lBconts;
all o?er two copies. OM cents each.
AdTortUIng rates given upon application.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1897.
OUR KICKING MAUIIIKK.
, ,As this paper hits been buuleuod
with too much name we lmve changed
it to n moio Appropriate one, towit:
The Skyuqiit Kicker.
It will be true to its name, for wo
liavu been training it uutll iL will kick
higher, quicker, truer, hauler and
moro ol it than any, paper in the
West.
It will kick against deceit, fraud,
dishonesty, corruption, irumot tnlity,
monopolies, combines and extrava
gance It will kick for honesty, mor
ality, economy, home rulo and fur the
lights and freedom of tlio citizens of
Arizona, regardless of party or creed.
At this time wo shall not attempt to
oulliuo tho policy of this paper, fur
ther than to say that wo shall vigor
ously contend for u fair, honest and
economical admiuisttatiou of tcnito
tial, county and municipal affairs.
Wo shall freely and featlcssly ciiti
cizo tho rccotds of puhlio men and
the official acts of officers fumi the
highest to the lowest, regardless of
party, creed or favor, when, in our
judgniont, they deserve it, and oil tho
other band, we will as freely commend
when their acts merit it.
The kicking qualities of this paper
are unlimited, and it is regulated so
that the operator can register a light
kick, a hard kick, a high kick, a
moral kick, a religious kick, a politi
cal kick, or kick himself if the public
don't volunteer to kick him.
In order to obtain tho best tesults
from this kicking machine it is abso
lutely necessary for each individual,
be he lich or poor, high or low, red,
"yellow, black or white, Democtat, Re
publican, Topulist or Prohibitionist,
male or female, to put into our paws
f2.oU to gicase tho machine. "
Remember that we are tho only au
thorized agents for this paper to te
ceiro gifts, presents, donations and
dues, such as money, jewelry, bouds,
lands, grab and old clothes. If any
ouo over our fighting size desiics to
scratch, bite, punch, sttlko or mistical
us they aro refened to our authorized
agents, who are empowered to teccUo
any or all of the above-named Injuties.
Home rule means a
ation.
less rato of tax-
The Kickek is the taxpayers fiieud
and tho people's champion.
We are thankful to-day that Ar
izona hasn't two governors.
Gov. McCoro is exceedingly liberal
In the uso of the pardoning power.
Prosperity
train robbers
pardoned them.
struck
when
the
Gov.
Cauyon
McCoid
New Mexico has a now district
ludge who weal's a slgnlllcant name,
to-wit: J. W. Crampackcr.
We are thankful that tho governor
let out tho prison labor contract be
fore ho commenced pardoning con
victs. .
To-uay the American peoplo will
lay nsldo thevbusy cares of lifo and
spend tho day in thanks to the
givor of life for the manifold blessings
and privileges they enjoy.
Phoenix can now boast of a Demo
cratic newspaper published within the
gatesof tho city entitled the Arizona
Democrat. It must, icel lonesome,
and certainly has nerve, and b'ackbono
to stand up for an honest and eco
nomical administration of tenitorial
affairs. Its criticisms of, the tell ltorlal
officials aro very sevete, but it 'tlio
facts as stated by it aro turn thoy 'ato
certainly Jjust.
Wiiile Prestdent McKlnloy is
studying how to free Cuba, ho might
bestow a small thought on tho poor
forsaken aud enslaved citizens of Ar
izona, and recommend that congress
pass a home rule bill" for the govern
ment of his countrymeu. Glvo Ati
zonians the right to elect her own
officers, and' tho offices will he llllcd
with honest citizens of Arizona, aud
tho carpetbaggers will retiio to ob-
curity where the belong.
AI'PKAIj to congress.
Congiess convenes uoxt month and
our delegate will, if truo to his con
stituents, urge the passago of tho bill
for tho admission of Arizona Jtato the
Union as a state. Every fair minded
person, legardlcss of party, will admit
that Ailzona is entitled to statehood.
It would bo tho greatest JniustW
that could ba inflicted upon white peo
plo to dcuy Arizona tho right of ad-
raisslon,btit' if it is done thon our
dofegato should push a bill for home
rulo, tso that the citizens of tho Tertl
tory could have n voice in tho selec
tion of tho tenltoflal officers.
Can congress turn n deaf ,car to
Aii.ona's appeal for homo ruloP Will
congress aid Cuba and foisako their
own countrymen P Wo aro not ready
to believe this, unless thoy nro dead to
humanity and aro deaf to the cry of
seventy thousand Atizonians for free
dom. While wo sympathize with Cuba
and all uations or people who are op
pressed, our deepest sympathy goes
out to our own people who ato enslaved
and ovcr-butdened whit taxes Imposed
by cxttavigant rulers not of their own
choosing and often not of their own
Terriloiy.
It is evident that the editors of the
I'rcscott Cornier and Journal-Miner
don't own any lots in I ho capitol addi
tion to tho city of Phoenix, for they
have made affidavits to that effect. It
i may bo that tho gang is selfish and
coueluded to "gobblo" tho entire
thing, as thoy weio tho fathers of the
swindle.
PitosrEiiiTY passed tin ough Arizona
in the iiight on the lightning express
and was only seeu by a very few who
were eating at Uncls Sam's pie coun
ter. Tho common people, the laborers
and tho taxpayers were denied n
gllmpso.
The Prcscolt Pick and Diill says:
"Governor McCoid has inaugurated
another reform which will piove a
good one." Wo never heaid tlio gov
ci nor accused before of being in the
reform business.
It is stated that Tom Reed, speaker
of tlio House of Representatives, dis
likes Maik Hanna. Well, llatma
must bo a great deal worse than he is
painted if Reed can't lovo liim.
Blessed ate tho murderers,
f Itlnl'oa
1 aud-iollMtl", .i1"" !U, 'ine
IttCtl-
tiary and mourn for liberty, for
shall be comforted.
they
Grand Canyon Itnllrond.
Tho Santa Fe & Grand Canyon l ail
road company filed its at tides of in
eeipoiation with tho Secretary of Ar
zna on IheTolst of last July, with a
capital stock of $1,000,000. At a
special meeting of its stockholders
held in Williams on last Saturday the
company raised its capital stock to
$2,000,000, aud filed Its amended ar
ticles with tho Secretary of tho Ten I-
lory on the 22nd and with Recorder
T. E. PulliaiiLfOn Tuesday.
The company started out n survey
ing paity f i otn Williams some three
weeks ago, and thoy reached the
Grand Canyon last week, and are now
survoying a route from the Canyon to
Flagstaff. The party will reach .here
about the 10th of next month, and
just as scon as tho maps, plats and
field notes nto inado up, nnd tho report
of tho civil 'engineer submitted the
company will adopt either the Wil
liams or Flagstaff louto, Both towns
ate clamoring for this road, and it Is
very probablo that tho matter will
soon bo determined. Guynne Dennis
who has been at Williams and Flag
staff for several months has woikcd
incessantly for the road. He repto
scnts Lombard, Goodo & Co., of
Chicago, and received a telcgiam
from them to coino to Chicago at
once. Ho left on jestetdny mornings
llycr, aud will return Here about the
10 of uoxt month. Tho piospecls are
very favorablo for tho building of this
road, and it Would not surpiiso the
people of this county if diit Is Hying
on tho roadbed before tlio dawning of
the now year.
To-morrow Fiiday evening will be
the fiutof n couiso of four stoteopti
can entertainments at the Presbytctlan
church beginning at 8:16. The sub
ject will bo tho "Slums of Now Yoik."
This, will be followed by "AtctloEx
tploratlons'V'Bcn Utii nudtho 'Snako
i Haiinn V " nil in lit, nrttrnti fllll'lflfr' LllA
month of December. -Tho lecture
ft tri -f
to-moirow eveuingvwlll give n glimpso
of a side of lifo which. fortunately com
paratively only a fo"w people have
come In contact withj nnd will explain
why tho pi ohlem of governing gieat
cities is so difficult. Tho price for
tho couiso will bo 76 cents children
25 cents aud ouch lectin o 25c, children
10c t
ATmTTTnWAT. TnfUTit
wragjyfi
w
Sixty cents for Levi, Straits
' Jt
Coi
overalls at Flagstaff Cash Stort. $ J
The water works propositieniinft
dead. Tho mattor is still In aViltef
Incubation aud Flagstaff will n dokbt
get water woiks. ueorgo aiuntvaBt,
the engineer who has been here look
ing after tho matter is in dead earnest
and he may be able to bting the'lottg
looked for enterprise to a successful
endiug. jf
Two of tho best papers on onrtu tot
the price of one. Tue
Skylight
Kicker and the Detroit Freo Proas
for only three dollais a year.f,Tbe
Kickek is issued weekly and tieFree
Pi ess twice a week. You get-ljitee
papers a week, or one hundred Bd
lifty-six pnpets in a year, for'the Jaaall
sum of three dollars. V&r.
llavo the peoplo of tho
noticed how Dorrington,
McCotd, Mai tin, ot al. stand1;
every ptoposition that Is brouznt up,
lb
Tho prison contiact, tliftchiiDgf
. . .i . .. . k-T .
n. ...... ..... .....
expecieu in mo university, ine cag
building, the bond issue, etcSfi
It is cloaily a caso of "you aerate
my
back and I'll scratch vours.".
-Grii
mro
County Bulletin.
'I
juepcopioo! ciag8iait will bold a
Thanksgiving service iu Babbitt's hall
Thursday 25th Inst., at 10:30 a.tni.
Father Dilly will deliver the address,
Rev. Corser will offer the prajerTand
read tho qcriplnre. Rev. Wilsou will
tend tho proclamations. Mr. Eoid
will have charge of the singing.
Father Dilly will pronounce tlio Bene
diction. All business places will! be
closed from 10 n. ni. to 1 p. m.j so
that all who may choose to attend
these Jervlce& can. Bv Committee. v
A Swift One, Anyhow. "
An old Georgia darky, who was
doing a job of woik at nn Atlanta res
idence tho other day, in the courpo of
conversation with ids employer,
touched on tlio late, war. '
"And you say," said his employer,'
that you followed your master
through the entire war?" i
"Dat I did, sab!" was the proud tf-
piv- &-M
"He was n gicat soldier, was'hePJ f
"Well, sub," replied the-J4Jjji,
"I couldn't tell much erbout d&t&ille
wuz runniu' so fas' all do t imo.lt 'Wz
haid ter kep up wid him. All I,does
know Is ho wuz puity Hwir',lJAti
I lfttit.1 f?.tiaf II, if Inn
I - " .MiMm.-
I. A.I
Real atato Tranafers.
Tho lecords of tho Cotiuty Recorder
for this month show tho following real
estate transfers: -
J, R. Kilpatiick to Frank Kverett.
ranch propcit); consideration $1000.
Frank Bvliu to Ailzona cattle ifconi-
pnny, ranch; cousiUci.ttion f IUOU.;
F. R. Nellis nnd otheis to Wra
O'Ndili, six mining claims; considera
tion f5000. ' , 1
Wm O'Neill to Nyack Mining CA.,
six mining claims; consideration
Mrs. M. Scarborough to Mis. Lula
Pulllam, house aud lots; consldcia-
tlonfCOO. )t
Wm E. Hochderffer to T. S. Bun! 5,
house nnd lots; consideration 500. t
LS. Drum to T. E. Pulliam, hoi So
aud lots; consideration $600.
li
Robt. Peri in to Kale Johnson, hotge
aud lots; considciatiou $25. ,
P. J. Biannen to David Babblj,
house nnd lots; consideiatiou $4000..
A Card of Tlmnka.
it
I desire tliroiiirli your columua
thank tho cood uconlo of Flagstaff
their many kindnesses shown In tJ
lost illness ami death of my boiovsd
wite. J. H. KusisEr,
i
M'l.. .I.n.r..i.nf ! fll ! H t lllll 1 fi OVtl
" Mli,io " "--
woik, worry and genus. Wo need!
vitalizing power to sustain us. Learih!.
men and oxpetlcneo point to pun
whiskey. I'limillvo men did not ntwi
wliisket. Wo do. Changed condl
linn lirlntr ficsh needs. And TIUl
whiskey Is HARPER.
SOLD BY
J.J. DONAHUE,
FliAUSTAFP, - - ARIZONA
County Notice.
Orrice or ths Boabb or Sofbrvimimof 1
COCONINO UOHHTT, ''""""fciSlV- ' (
FLAomrr, November 23. 18W. 1
Notice Is hereby ghentliat the Board ot
Supervisor of Coconino county, Arizona,
will rocolvo sealed bids until 10 o'clock, a.ni.
on January 3rd, 1838, for furnishing tlio
County for tho year 1898 with the following
supplies, olet
J. ITWUngBllu ru.
a. Stationery.
g. Board of County Prlspners at County
Jail In Flagstaff. y, '
1. CaofOlgentlclcMirjnan.
8.PMfidlolneaatiai,icaicai mieiiuauLo .ur
Indigsnt sick ai riagsi .
o. Modlclaosnnd Hodleat, attendance for
Indigent sUK at Williams,
niri. tnr nrliitlnit. Dubllshlng and station.
cry will be received in lump bids, or for each
separately. . , . .
Bfds are to be marked on cnyolope and ad
dressed to tho CorK of the Hoard. .
.Bonds In the sum of One Thousand Dol
lars Hill bo exacted for tlio faithful perfortn-
anro of any contract tnat may oo lei. i
The Hoard rosorvesHhe right to reject any
andajl bids.., By order ot the Board of S
pervlwrs. T. ?. inu.iAll. Clork.V
AH7U
territory
HugUes,
in on
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TO THE PUBLIC
IJusT Received A new stock of
jewoliY, cuch as solid gold, fancy
sionovings; (inecuff buttons In gold and
plate; car-drops, breast-pins, chlldien
setSj scarf plns, watches aud clocks.
& Uutll January "the ltx?wlll give
ooi .n. stunt illiiftiiiiiKriwuu tlmrAiira.
ouj t " T?ff
locuo. Co mo now and order, your holi
day presents. J. P. Arnolds,
jjf Watchmaker and Jeweler.
U. Telegraph office.
t liotnv uiw .fiwftiMi.
A mass meetlnir will be hold in the
Court House on Saturday, November
20th, 1397, at eight o'clock p. m., for
the purpose of organizing a Home
Rulo Leaguo, such League to bo
strictly non-partisan in its character,
and Its sole object being to secure, tho
right by Concessional enactment, of
electing all Tonitoiiat officers In Ar
izdnn, by popular vote. All citizens
regardless, of party aro urged to at
tend. Wm. O. O'Neill.
C. H. Sciiulz.
i David Babbitt,
and many olhcis.
Orrtcc or the CLcnK or tub I
, Town or I'LAOSTArr. f
Notice Is hereby Riven that the assessment
roll ot the town o( Flagstaff, Arizona, for tho
year 1897 hnsbuvn made up unci Is now on file
tn.tho office of the town clerk for the Inspec
tion of the tax-payers ot tho said town.
Tho town council will meet as as board of
equalization on tho Uli day of October, 1817,
for tho purpose of equalizing tho assessments
made, at which time all persons objecting to
their nwtcsomentsasnowmauowlll bo gltcn
a heurliifc-. lly order ot tho council.
O. A. IlugH, Oclrk.
PURE DRUGS
W. R. EDWARDS'
, PHARMACY
EutSldi Sib Fnn Cisco SI., FUBSTiFF
PIONEER SHOP.
backsmithing
And Wagonwork.
Pob strictly to order, and all work prompt
If uttenued to.
Horseshoeing a specialty.
tSfltepalrlug of all kinds done!
TTf- -
H7 Baiuinciion gnaranieeu
Shop nurlliwest corner Aspen Avenue and
Agaaslx street.
HENItY IIELLEIt, Proprietor.
frtfstaff Undertaking Parlors
, EDOAU WHIPPLE, Manager.
A POXL LINE OF FIHE MAHOGANY AND
XKTALLI0 COFFINS and BURIAL ROBES.
EMBALMING A SPECIALTY.
Everything Up to Date.
ASBESTOS COFFINS that afford Piotcctlon
In amy climate.
cJ. G.MILLIGfN
Contractor
4rt:
AND
Builder
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Manufacturer of
Brick and Lime.
ALSO JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
Flagstaff Precinct,
Places of Interest.
Table of distances fiom FlnflstafT,
Ailzona to
Giaud Canyon of tho Coloiado
River 65 miles. Scenery Indescrib
able Cataract Canyon 65 miles. The
ibodo of the Sup.ii Indians. Can be
ntered only on horseback
Natural Bridge 75 tulles. Arch,
iO feet; width, 500 feet; height, 275
tot
Montezuma Wells and Castle 50
lies Point of lm eat in tei est
H'nln ut Can on 8 milos. The home
oliho Uliii liivellers, a prehistoric race
oiitur hundred J ears ago. Walls of
c:fcs perfect
inset Mountain 11) miles. An
eJliict volcano, supposed to nave ueen
t-tfc "(
nctl e four hundred years ago
Jivo Dwellings 8 railesvtluo home
of prehistoric race T w
lo Black Crater 15 miles. In
thifiunlor of tbo largest lava beds in
th world
ii Fram-isco Peaks 18 miles,
Will nn altitude of 14,000 feet. Know
ca4il mst ot the yeatv From Iho
toiiih a good glass, ono ran see nl-inoslnne-tblrtl
of the Teriltoiy
'If Moquj Villages 1P0 miles. Thu
boiniof the Snake Dunce.
urn ureoK-zu m tcs.iLno unions
Jioutaln Trout abounds In tills stream.
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Are your bake goods satisfactory? If
not, buy
SHILLING'S BEST
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S2000
Given away to consumers of . their teas and baking i
powder for the guessers of the missing word. (See their
advertisement in this paper or on tickets in tea and baking
powder.) A guess for every ticket to be had in each
package of "Schilling's Best" tea or baking powder.
We are the wholesale and retail agents for all their
goods.
BABBITT BROS.
Tde Largest Deprtment
Tourists and .Visitors are always' welcome to ourlndian Department-.
Our Indian Trading Post...Red Lake, Ariz.
NEWS DEPOT.
OHA8. A.
FANCY GROCERIES,
FRESH FRUITS,
CANDIES,
All the Delioaoies of the Season Jresh
Yon are invited to call and inspwt iy StMk
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA i . . a ' ' '
KLONDIKE!
Every article needed in outfitting for the
Klondlike, except Tea, Sugar and Coffee,
is manufactured or produced at
TACOMA, WASH,
Therefore Tacoma offers the cheapest and best outfits,,
put up and packed by experienced Klondikers. Being a'r
the head of navigation on Puget Sound all Alaska steam
ers start from Tacoma. For free maps and free Klondike
information, address
Tacoma Citizens' Klondike Intimation Bireii,
013 Pacific Avenue, TACOMA, WASH.
B. -CDO.
Fancy Groceries,
RAILROADfA VENUE.
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