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Verde Heritage

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A bullet had already penetrated the left shoulder of Night Officer J. W. Hudgens before he began shooting at Dave Schriber.

By Glenda Farley April 30, 2021
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As a resident of Cottonwood he was known for his buildings, businesses, and involvement in the community.

By Glenda Farley March 10, 2021
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The United Verde mine and smelter are hiring more employees and warmer weather is prevailing.

By Glenda Farley March 10, 2021
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While the corporal slumbered in the baggage car, his prisoner escaped by jumping off the train.

By Glenda Farley February 22, 2021
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The government reports from 1874 and 1875 contain some interesting descriptions and information.

By Glenda Farley February 22, 2021
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After the cave-in over 90 underground miners quit and sought employment elsewhere. Colorado miners and others arrived to replace them.

February 10, 2021
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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.

By Glenda Farley February 9, 2021
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A man was stabbed and a woman was shot. While searching for a killer, police seize liquor and 3 stills.

By Glenda Farley February 4, 2021
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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.

By Glenda Farley February 3, 2021
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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.

By Glenda Farley January 25, 2021
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School Trustees in several districts reported unauthorized and fraudulent expenses.

By Glenda Farley January 13, 2021
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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.

December 31, 2020
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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.

By Glenda Farley December 29, 2020
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A more colorful and beautiful Christmas entertainment can hardly be imagined.

By Glenda Farley December 26, 2020
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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.

By Glenda Farley December 21, 2020
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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.

By Glenda Farley December 16, 2020
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News about the ex-wife of George Hull, other citizens, and the abolishment of the Boleta System.

December 14, 2020
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Arizona state health officials recommended the use of influenza vaccine to control the epidemic.

December 8, 2020
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The Verde Valley Railroad and the Santa Fe had more than their share of bad luck.

By Glenda Farley December 7, 2020
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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.

By Glenda Farley December 5, 2020
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"Larry Russell, who grew up beside Soldier Wash in Sedona, revisited his childhood home."

By Glenda Farley November 30, 2020
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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.

By Glenda Farley November 26, 2020
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The Cottonwood Progressive Association constructed the post office at 827 N. Main Street, which is now Cottonwood City Hall.

By Glenda Farley October 19, 2020
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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.

September 29, 2020

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