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Till: COCOMVO SUN.
I'robate Judge Lay ton furnishes Tut
Sux. with the number of marriage
licenses Issued In tht! county since Its
organisation. In 1891 there were issued
18 licenses; 18112,39; 1803,32; 189-1,30;
181)3,30; 181)0,30; 18117, 21). Total, 214.
Juan Villa was adjudged insane by
Probate, Judge Layton this week ami
was taken to the insane asylum at I'hii'
nlx,by Deputy Sheriff W. II. Anderson
on Tliursday. Junn spent two years in
the asylum, and he will probably be
kept there during the rest of his nat
The Tempo correspondent of the
Thienlx Herald says: Gem go I. Thorn
ton of Williams, who has a large num
ber of cattle on pasture near Tempo,
while driving cattle Tuesday met with
a very painful, though it Is hoped not a
serious accident. His horse stepped
Into u gopher hole clear up to his shoul-
.VjJPder. Mr. Thornton fell, landing on the
4? small of his back, In which position he
remained until the horse was raised
from the hole. Being a man of 200
pounds weight, the shock was severe,
but It is believed the results arc not
Karl Snyder, attorney for the Santa
Fe Paelllo raiiro.id, O. X. Marron, for
mer elerk of the district court of llern
allilo county, and Al. Coildlngton of
Albuquerque, V. M., were Tuesday and
Wednesday taking depositions In the
c.ise of Campbell s. the Santa Fe l'.i
clllc railroad. Campbell, a cattle ship
per, shipped several cars of cattle from
this place last year. The train was
delayed ut the ltio Peurco by the wash
ing out of a bridge. The railroad com
pany wanted the cattle unloaded at the
point of delay, but Campbell insisted
on the return or tin cattle to Wlnslow,
and they were unloaded at tint point.
Campbell claims that the delay caused
him to lose a great many cattle and sues
to recover his loss.
The case of Jim Parker, the train
robber, lias been tried before the
supreme court of the territory and u
decision in the case may be expected in
a short time. Parker was sentenced in
the district court of Yavapai county in
June lat to be hung for the murder of
E. Ii Xorrls, but Parker's attorneys
appealed the case on technicalities.
Dr. D. J. llrannen, I). I). 0. M on
last Thursday night installed the fol
lowing otlicers of Flagstatl Lodge Xo.
13, Ancient Order of United Workmen :
C. A. Hush, P. M. W.; Louis Spier,
M. W.; J. It. Treat, foreman; W. II.
Anderson, overseer: C. M. Fiinstim.
recorder; J. C. Grim, Iliianeler; J.-A.
Wilson, receiver; S. T. Elliott, I. W.;
John Chisholm, O. W. The lodge is in
a prosperous condition.
Thirty-eight homestead entries were
made on public lands In Coconino
county In 18!)". Eighteen final proofs
were made during the year, ten of the
latter being cash entries. During the
three years ending January 1, 1898, 121
homestead entries and forty-one final
proo.'s have been made. The total
amount of cash sent to the land otllce
during this period was $12,330.
S S. Preston, who on May 20, 189T,
captured Jim Parker, the train robber,
north of Willow Springs, in lids county,
has brought suit against Wells, Fargo
& Co for the reward offered for Par
ker's arrest. Parker had escaped from
the Prcscott jail and Wells, Fargo &
Co. offered a reward of $1,000 for his
capture. The express company now
refines to pay the reward, henre the
suit. Preston Is certainly entitled to
the reward, as there is no disputing the
fact that he arrested Parker and deliv
ered him to the proper ofllcer, but the
express company wishes to uvold the
payment of the reward because Parker
was convicted for murder Instead of
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