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 - made on u my first visit ovnr a third of a cen-...
made on u my first visit ovnr a third of a cen- c vcr been 'urv atro to the Phoenix Gazette: n f no Leaving the crescent little citv of u t t |, c Flagstaff, with all its life and gaiety rrie behind, your correspondent, in coma n ( j w oany with a representative of the SW eep Now York Sun. followed the trusty pack horse in the dire section o£ the 1]u j Cn j unexplored regions ot Coconino for- p nl . sn ipi has constructed a dam across the Oila river and has now in a single field ten thousand arcos in a splendid crop of rotton Thnenlx Arlington, Once Adobe Town Hassayampa and Buckeye u r n next .in line, each in a rich a y r i f ' U l t u r e couniry. It snems not RO long ago. t h a t I remember Phoenix as a small Mexican town, built up with adobe shacks. It. is now a rlty w i t h n i l t h e metropolitan airs. United States Reclamation Service construction of the Boosevelt stor- ni" dam. the lurirest. irrigation project in the world, has brought under a high state of cultivation 300.00(1 ncres nf rich land A thousand miles of m a i n canals serve farms t h a t supv.ort a population n h o u l 100,000. The roads through t h e Salt Tiiver Valley are all paved. An hour's ride t h r u TTnne find Mesa a n d we are again on the painted desert t r a v - ' into the main canyon was ists. Grand Canyon and Supai vii- lises. Three days' riding througt the San Francisco mountains via Hull's al tllc ranch and Mesa Dutte, brought us to )lc sr thc ndge of what is marked on Ihe lrema _ T j Powell's Plateau, or the Cof c conino forests. This plateau includes t h ihe wide Iract of land from the Colo- arscst g'o'fl'n rcrlo Chiquilo to Cataract creek, n l{ was n ' o f !distance of seventy-five miles, bound- nravo d on the south by Moqui trail and j f c j, y n m ttie north by Marhel Canon. ropc ^He Travelers and "lone range" de- icription writers give a disparaging 'lew ot this plateau, depicting it as I -i barren desert, abandoned by the clime lovr the old Apache Tra(l.! n r a l r i (]ng nm , r0 ynte. herbless and the oldest h i g h w a y in America. The j .,. rplos!: . , lovoid nf a n l n l n i lif,, and Bcen-rv along this route is supprh. I , t!ltinir On , n n n n n t r a r y i t Koosevplt .Diim file Ace The Rosevolt storage dam atps the largest artificial body ! abounds in n i l that nf At pleases the eye f . '\TM\ enchants the traveler. Surround- foam led as it is by a forest of nines, p l n t e d with beautiful parks am and valleys, and in an endless sea of water in the world and is a monument to the U. S. R. S. I have seen the handiwork of man | v n r r t n n t beauty, it was almost !m- In ('IP Temple of Jnckja in the Is-1 ro3S iM n t n rP st r ,iin .1 malediction on land' of-Java, the Rangoon Pagoda i ,i, n ,; 0 wt , 0 n n ^ jriiRrepresented a Innd In Father India, the Pyramid* o f i B n fi ,j r n n ^ onr l n a i w jn so on bo rr- B?y-t. the Eiffel Tower, the Statue r t o c m o r t ^ m a d P tributary to of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. l i n t ; f . j v i i i z a t l o n . Numerous were the In rolnt of interest pnd benefit to|j, n r ds of deer and nntelope passrd ; . . man'-lml »-IMi m.- HIP Roosevelt Dam ni n t ovenin-i; and toothsome was the i ,' Is 'h« Aco. Flftn-n miles above j toud"rloin steak of one of the latter the dam on the Tnnto fropk the . t h a t wo a t e in our l i t t deaf ' fades nn'l n hmirinn' growth tbis. the third d n y from starting, of i -»en wavi-.i-' -rass am! b e a u t i ; About one hour's riile on the fnl- ful flowers marks the contrast Box lowing morning brought us to Grand elder. Juniper and live oak IP the Canyon, high up in the Coconino's. Mmh"r growth. In on" hour we .ire at an altitude of S.OOO feet above the In Payson, amongst 'he pines and level of the sea. Here standing on cedars. : ! h e very brink of a canyon, tn" awn Pcaehblovr fnmiilexlons .stricken a d m i r e r is riveted to thn ·Pn'-snn | s n a u m m e r resorl v M b i s p o t and drinks in a ' hundred pcrm"ncnt residrmr, 'of glory. One-cannol, help thinking " ' tlcvo'r-d mostly to mining how utterly Insignificant Is Ihe term Vh« women have that canyon, nr Rorjrc, when applied, to n-'iblow connipexlon and tbls king of chasms. Nowhere can . n TM[ who nnd wop Btep are · rnv.lnp; ···'·il v of the were nn springs. Men the slsn ot earth vegetation he seen, UK" typo; big, liraTe and the eptlre canyon, from top to

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  1. The Morning Sun,
  2. 04 Sep 1923, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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