This local mill provided lumber needed for the construction of homes and businesses in Jerome and the Verde Valley.
Jerome and its surroundings, including Clarkdale, Cottonwood, and Verde, are said to have more than 15,000 people depending on the mines of the district for their livelihood.
James Williams was a pioneer resident of the Verde Valley where he ran a ranch with the Bush family over 20 years ago.
Illegal liquor sold for $6 a pint until the recent shortage, when the price was raised to $10 a pint, or as high as $25 for two pints.
The new approach does away with a walk of nearly a mile over hot cobblerocks in the bed of the creek.
The hunter became lost when his own tracks were covered with snow. He found shelter in the Goswick Cabin.
He was an admired person who prospered and took pleasure in making fortunes for his friends who stood by him when success was problematical.
Only 182 of the required 250 miners reported for work at the United Verde Copper Company, and only 65 of the required 100 miners reported for work at the United Verde Extension Mining Company on February 13, 1919. The mines closed, and with no ore available, the smelters at Clarkdale and Verde were forced to close.
More arrests may be made of aliens whose presence is considered to be dangerous to the peace and prosperity of the United States. Federal warrants were issued for 7 of the prisoners.
Lieutenant Sellers, commanding Federal troops stationed at Jerome, was notified about the plan of the Wobblies to break down the city jail and liberate the prisoners.
Labor problems in Jerome resulted in the deportation of members of the Industrial Workers of the World, or I.W.W., a labor union, usually called the "Wobblies," on July 10, 1917. Labor problems continued so Wobblies ordered a strike to begin at 6 o'clock on the evening of February 10, 1919.
An era of prosperity is prevailing from one end of the Verde Valley to the other.
The new bridge at Sedona was practically completed by May 19, 1916.
His sons, Lewis W. Douglas and James S. Douglas, Jr., are shocked.
One contract was awarded for the first section of the road from Cottonwood to Camp Verde. Surfacing of the road from Cottonwood to Sedona will be completed within ten days or two weeks.
Federal troops were stationed in the Verde District from September 26, 1918, until January of 1920
A streak of exceptional high grade ore had previously been taken out. Steam shovels discovered the old tunnels and the ore that remained in place.
In response to a request of the 'Courier's Jerome correspondent, James S. Douglas wrote the following article. "My recollections were renewed of the many visits there on horseback to Mr. Hull while I was working at the Senator mine, and later on Big Bug, in the early nineties."
The trial of Olin Langford for the assault of W. Frank and Elta (Langford) Edens began in Prescott on January 5, 1938.
Owners, W. Frank and Elta (Langford) Edens were shot on November 17, 1937.
When Mrs. Lawrence filed for a divorce, the specific charge was habitual intemperance. She forgot to mention that they were living together, etc.
"Glowing tributes to the memory of Marcus Jay Lawrence marked speeches at Cottonwood yesterday," October 29, "as the Marcus Jay Lawrence Memorial Clinic was dedicated and formally opened in ceremonies attended by more than 300 residents of the Verde Valley and Northern Arizona."
The date of the dedication will be determined when the bridge across Wilson Canyon has been completed.
Verde Properties, Inc., will begin remodeling the 71 homes after the first of the year.
"It will be some time before the leaders can settle among themselves the bitter feelings engendered by the disaster of November. ... After a political defeat the defeated fall out among themselves, instead of trying to find the real reason for the disaster, with a view to avoiding the defeat factors in the future."
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