A bullet had already penetrated the left shoulder of Night Officer J. W. Hudgens before he began shooting at Dave Schriber.
The United Verde mine and smelter are hiring more employees and warmer weather is prevailing.
The government reports from 1874 and 1875 contain some interesting descriptions and information.
After the cave-in over 90 underground miners quit and sought employment elsewhere. Colorado miners and others arrived to replace them.
The Verde River resembles the great Mississippi, several smelters will soon be producing copper, there is an epidemic, and an embezzler has been arrested. "The snow storm which commenced on Friday continued at intervals until last night when the 'clouds rolled by' and today opened perfectly clear." (Arizona Weekly Journal-Miner; Prescott; Wednesday, February 6, 1901.) There was another storm.
A man was stabbed and a woman was shot. While searching for a killer, police seize liquor and 3 stills.
Campers and fishermen talked about their discoveries, ghost sightings, and told "fish stories." Even local residents were thought to exaggerate. As a result only a few of their stories were printed.
The mineral patent in the name of Elizabeth C. Fisher was obtained for the "Little Daisy" on July 8, 1901. Her husband, the largest stockholder, was in charge of work at the mine.
School Trustees in several districts reported unauthorized and fraudulent expenses.
Long standing jealousy led to a double
The fire on Christmas Eve destroyed "hell's half acre" on the north end of town, however, business continued as usual except for the lack of pay day entertainment and patrons at saloons.
His previous good character, and the fact that he was protecting his aged father at the time of the assault, led the governor to grant him a pardon.
A petrified man was discovered during November and displayed at the St. Elmo. A mummy was discovered with artifacts in a cave-in at the United Verde Copper Company on December 3.
John Hance came to Prescott in 1868, farmed in Chino Valley, homesteaded on Ash Creek and on the Verde River, was well-known in the Verde Valley, and after 1880 became famous at Grand Canyon.
News about the ex-wife of George Hull, other citizens, and the abolishment of the Boleta System.
Arizona state health officials recommended the use of influenza vaccine to control the epidemic.
The Verde Valley Railroad and the Santa Fe had more than their share of bad luck.
The first case of influenza on October 4 was followed by the discontinuance of public gatherings, a strict quarantine of the town on October 15, and an order for all people to wear masks. Quarantine was lifted on November 11, but the mask order continued.
"Larry Russell, who grew up beside Soldier Wash in Sedona, revisited his childhood home."
A correspondent describes Jerome and the United Verde Copper Company leased by William A. Clark in 1888. As soon as the purchase was finalized in 1890, financial resources were available for vast improvements, development, and new equipment.
The Cottonwood Progressive Association constructed the post office at 827 N. Main Street, which is now Cottonwood City Hall.
With 1 church to offset 16 saloons, and palaces of iniquity running day and night, Jerome was on its way to being called the "wickedest town in America" by 1903.