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Sedona Westerners visit the Purtymun Homestead.
About 20 mining claims in Walnut Gulch had been idle since 1907 or 1908. Prescott men bought the property at a tax sale and plan to develop the mines.
The Cottonwood Progressive Association tried to revive the Chamber of Commerce.
The Etta mine, one of the oldest in the district, had produced $200,000 in gold before 1908.
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.
The new bridge at Sedona was practically completed by May 19, 1916.
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
Owners, W. Frank and Elta (Langford) Edens were shot on November 17, 1937.
"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."
"I left home on the 13th of last month, accompanied by my nephew, Jas. Michael, to look out a situation for my sheep, for the winter, which I had started 14 days previously. We went by way of Chino Valley, and took, what is called the new road, crossing Hell Canyon."
"That the L. M. Olden property, 2 miles south from Camp Verde, is to be rapidly developed, is no longer a prediction, but a fact. A company composed of a number of Arizona's most prominent business men and capitalists, including Mayor J. J. Cain, Eugene M. Barron, Edison Thacker, H. W. Thacker and R. Thacker and several other Jerome people, has been formed and called The Squaw Peak Copper and Mining Company. Enough money has already been subscribed to place the company on a substantial starting basis and in addition to this a limited number of organization interests are being offered at 15 cents per interest."
"Grading on the new railway from Cedar Glade to the Verde Valley is now under headway, and 18 miles are fully covered which will bring the work up to the point where a bridge will span the river. Several large outfits are located along the entire route to the above point, and every mile is occupied, from which will be learned the practical and energetic efforts that are being made by the L. J. Smith Construction company, to complete the railway at the earliest possible date."
Plans made 100 years ago by executives of the United Verde Extension Mining Company (U.V.X.) changed the Verde Valley forever. Their intention to build a smelter was announced on April 23, 1916, then the search for land began.
The Highway 89 Association was recently organized.
"That the Extension company has bought a number of farms south of Clarkdale is well known."