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VOL XII. Stock Grazing Rules. Forest Supervisor Breen lias been advised that the grazing rates for the Black Mesa and San Francisco Mountains For est Reserves will be 20c a head tor cattle and horses for the grazing season and 35c per head for the 3’ear. A half rate will be allowed for cattle only on 75 head or less, all over that num ber to pay full rate. All horses will be charged full rates ex cept for saddle horses actually necessary to handle the cattle for which permb is granted. A mount of about five head put man will be allowed free. A rate of 5c per head will be charged for old sheep; lambs will be counted in at the rate of two lambs for one old sheep. Bands lambing on the reserve will be charged 2c per head ex tra. In other words if lambing averages HO per cent., it will amount to an increase of 1,600 head of lambs in a band of 2,- 000; half of these lambs would be charged for at the regular rate, making a five cent charge per head for 800 lambs and 2,- o>o old sheep. The necessary equipment of burros and horses for properly handling the sheep are allowed on the reserve free. The grazing fee is paid after notice has been received by the applicant, informing him of the number of head tor which per mit will be issued. Permit is issued after payment has been made by express or postal mon ey order, or New York National Bank draft made payable to James B. Adams. Special Fiscal Agent. Washington, D. C.. the name and title of the Fiscal Agent should be inserted in the draft or money order. An identification card will be issued by the Supervisor to each herder in charge of a band of sheep. These cards may be issued to the owners and the names of the herders inserted at the time the sheep enter the reserve. In case of a bona fide sale ot stock held under pennit, the old permit will be cancel led and a new permit issued for the re mainder of the season. Such a transfer does not carry with it a guarantee that permit will be issued for the amount covered by the original owner, but is granted with the understanding that the purchaser will be con sidered solely upon the merit of his case in suosequent' permit WINSLOW, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23. 1905. allotments. The number of sheep, cattle and horses that will be allowed to graze on the San Francisco Mountains and Black Mesa For est Reserves has not yet been decided upon, but it is expected that 115,000 head of sheep, and 30,000 to 35.000 head of cattle and horses will be allowed on each reserve. An informal meeting of sheep men interested in the San Fran cisco Mountains and Black Mesa Reserves, will be held at Phoenix December 28th. at which Supervisor Breen will be present to adjust any range dif ficulties. Saathoff’s Death. Ed ward A. Saathoff, railroad and mining man. died at White Cloud Friday of a hemorrhage of the lungs. He drove to a store at Hot Springs Junction Friday morning and after secur ing about 500 pounds of supplies drove to White Cloud near which place he had mining property. About 5 o'clock in the afternoon the horse was seen returning to Hot Springs Junction without a driver and was stopped. It was found that Saathotf had lain down in the bottom of the wagon and was found dead. It was evident that he was driving along when seized with a hemorrhage and after losing much blcod he lay down in the bed of the wagon and expired. The horse con tinued its journey. Deceased was for a long time a conductor on the main line ot the Santa Fe and his home was at Winslow, where he leaves a wife and three children. He owned several valuable mining claims in the vicinity of White Cloud on which several men were at work. He was prepar ing to begin an active campaign of development.—Phoenix Ga zette. Mrs. Saathoff left here last Saturday to ship the remains to some place in the east. Father Connolly wishes us to announce that the Christmas tree entertainment will be held at the Opera House on Monday evening, December 25th. All children will be admitted free, and grown people will be charg ed 25 cents each, merely to de fray the expenses of the hall and lights This entertainment will be worth attending. I LOCAL NEWS 1 i i Mrs. Ed Lamb and children, of Williams, arrived Wednesday night and will make this their home in the future. Mrs. M. N. Thompson, moth er and children left for Califor nia this week w-here they 7 will spend 1 he holidays. Mrs. V. C. Proctor and daugh ter, Mae, left for Rincon, New Mexico, Tuesday night where they will spend the holidays. Miss Virgiline Cain, daughter of Mr and Mrs C. E Cain, left this week for Los Angeles to spend the holidays with rela tives . Miss Zella Jones, of Flagstaff, who is teaching school at Wood ruff, passed through here this week on her way home for ttie holidays. Engineer M. A. Wilson ar rived here Monday from Los Angeles and wiil take the Wil liams run. His family will ar rive later. H. H. Herr, formerly editor ot this paper, and who has been railroading in Mexico since leaving here, is now located in Peabody, Kansas. Miss Julia Scorse, of Hol brook, passed through here last evening on her way home from Flagstaff, where she is attend ing the Normal School. Mrs. Rendler, who has been visiting with her sister, Mrs. T. J. McGinty, for the past three months, returned to her home in Los Angeles Tuesday. A pair of trucks of a freight car got caught in the frog of a switch while coming in the yards Thursday, and resulted in tearing up considerable track. Mrs. M. N. Thompson enter tained a number of friends at her home last Friday evening in honor of Reverend and Mrs. Whitfield. All report a very enjoyable time. George Sowers’ case against the Santa Fe for damages was tried in El Paso last week and he was awarded §5,000 damages. We understand that the com pany has appealed the case. Blue Lodge No. 13 F. & A. M. and Temple Chapter No. 8 R. A. M. will install their new offi cers at Masonic Hall next Wed nesday evening. The Temple Chapter will hold their election this evening. The Arizona Cattle Growers' Association will hold their an nual meeting in Phoenix Decem ber 28th to 30th. R. C. Cres well expects to go from here and it is probable that other stockmen of the county will j also attend. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Gear} 7 re turned to the city Tuesday morning from their wedding tour. While away Mr. Geary visited some mining property at Goldfield, Nevada that he is in terested in and found the same showing up well. Mrs. M. J, Diurv, who has been seriously ill, the past few weeks, i> nnv past the danger point, and will undoubtedly re cover rapidly. Charles Drurv and wife, of Tiburon, Cal., who have been with Mrs. Drury, ex pect to leave for dieir home next Monday. Church Notes. Services will be held at the Methodist Episcopal Church as follows: Sunday School, 10 a. m. Preaching services, 11 a. m. Junior League. 3 p. m. Epworth League, 6:30 p. m. Evening service, 7:30 p. m. Prayer meeting Thursday 7:30 p. m. All are welcome. William Whitfield, Pastor. Regular services will be held at the Catholic Church Sunday. Services will be held Christ mas Day as follows: First mass 5 a. m. Second mass 8 a.m. Third mass 10 a. m. Everybody cordially welcom ed. St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Saturday: Christmas tree en tertainment at 4:30 p. m. in the Church. All cordially welcom ed. Sunday School 10 a. m. Sun day morning. Christmas Day: Morning Pra yer and Holy Communion 9 a.m. William Wyllie. Priest in Charge. No. 47