Flagstaff History: National Geographic on Flag: 'The booming youngster of the West'

2013-02-24T05:00:00Z Flagstaff History: National Geographic on Flag: 'The booming youngster of the West'SUSANNAH CARNEY Arizona Daily Sun
February 24, 2013 5:00 am  • 

From 1888: J. Salzmann has just received his new spring sample of cloths from the East. He's ready to take your measurements, from which he will then create a perfect, guaranteed fit. Pants $6 and up, and full-dress suits $20 and up.

All citizens who have claims against the government for losses sustained through Indian depredations in Arizona and New Mexico will find it in their interest to communicate immediately with the undersigned in regards to same if they desire to take advantage of the laws recently passed by Congress to reimburse all parties who have suffered such losses. Wm. O. O'Neill Attorney at Law, Prescott, Arizona.

Richards is having his own special brand of cigars made from choice stock. He always gets to the front some way.

The A&P Railroad is having 25 new locomotives built because they are greatly needed by the reason of increase in traffic over their road.

100 YEARS AGO

For sale: 1911, five-passenger, 40 horsepower Touring Car equipped with Bosch dual ignition system, Hartford shock absorbers, Presto liquid tank, silk mohair top, side curtains, top boot, windshield and speedometer. $800 J.G. Verkamp.

It is thought that Lucas was walking with his back to No. 3 when he was struck at the crossing on South Broadway. "Dad" and W. H. Power rushed the unfortunate man to Dr. Manning's office, where his horribly mangled injuries were dressed. He was then taken to the hospital, where he is now being cared for. Recovery is hoped for.

H. 43, L. 14. No new snow.

75 YEARS AGO

The city debt to the Santa Fe for its local water rights and facilities that was $235,000 in 1925 now has only $8,000 left to pay. We also have the $55,000 in bonds for the building of the 50 million-gallon reservoir, the construction of the new 16-inch concrete pipe to the top of the Peaks and the 10-inch mains in the city itself.

Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Hunt and the men residing in the Arizona Lumber and Timber Co. housing leaped through the glass in the front window to escape the flames that blocked the kitchen door during breakfast on Tuesday morning.

We felt an earthquake at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The last one was on Dec. 17 in 1932. This latest quake was not noted on equipment at the Lowell Observatory. Dr. Colton at the Museum of Northern Arizona is planning to obtain a seismograph.

H. 44 Wed. One degree below zero Saturday. No snow -- no rain.

50 YEARS AGO

This month's National Geographic features color pictures of Flagstaff's 1962 All Indian Pow Pow. They are calling Flagstaff "The booming youngster of the West."

The City Council has decided to put off finding a solution to the Five Points intersection crisis.

Arizona State College has received a federal grant to study the rehabilitation of Indian cultures and vocational rehabilitation.

The Orpheum is playing "Gigot" in deluxe color with Jackie Gleason this week.

If you go over to Harpers Furniture Co. at 15 N. Beaver Street, you will find you can buy a 1963 Zenith 16-inch portable TV built as only Zenith knows how to build them, with every connection hand-wired and hand-soldered for only $179.95.

H. 58 Tues. L. 18 Tues.

25 YEAS AGO

The Crash and Carry robbers are now in the Maricopa County Jail. It appears that they purchased a used Ford station wagon advertised in the Daily Sun and left town after abandoning the Torino found last week. They then proceeded to Scottsdale, where they were caught using the same robbery technique, one it appears they had been using successfully in Northern California before coming to Arizona.

H. 59 Thurs. L. 17 Tues. No snow -- no rain this week.

Compiled by Susannah Carney from the archives of the Coconino Sun and Arizona Daily Sun.

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