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Soldiers Mn.ko b. Desperate Effort to
End the Life of Deputy Sheriff John
Blevins of N&vfto County.
About 12 o'clock Saturday night two
or tlireo soldiers of F troop, who were
camped here, says the Holbrook Argus,
made a most cold-blooded attempt upon
the life of -Deputy Sheriff Blevlni. It
seems that a few of the boys were
getting rather boisterous and Blevins
had given them a sharp talking to and
had gone homo for the night, in com
pany with Ike Perkins. Shortly after
arriving at Mr. Blevins' home, on the
north Mile of the track, steps and talk
ing were heard on the porch, and al
most immediately two or three men
stepped in front of the door, which had
ghi!-s panels, and commenced firing into
About ten shots were fired, and the
guns were so close that the woodwork
was powder burned. Two of the shots
took effect in Blevins' right side, one
above and one below the nipple, the
lower one shattering one of the ribs.
Uncle Ike also had a very narrow
escape, as one of the bullets passed
through his clothing and dropped into
Mrs. Blevins and Mrs. Al Stevenson
were in the house at the time, and it is
a great wonder that more damage was
not done. Whether drink was the cause
or not, it was the most deliberate at
tempt to take life we have heard of in
a long time.
One of the men identified by Blevins
as one of the party was arrested the
next morning, and later in the day
Justice F. J. Wat iron took into custody
two others who hud deserted the camp
the night of the shooting and ate sup
posed to be implicated in the affair.
It has been a long time since Hol
brook has witnes-ed a scene of this
kind, and we are exceedingly sorry, as
we do not believo that John Blevins
hiis an enemy in the country, and there
was absolutely no cause for such an at
tack. We understand from army olll
cials that the men implicated have
heretofore botne a good reputation.
District Attorney Burbage is here
and a preliminary hearing will be held
before Justice Waltron Monday.
At this writing Mr. Blevius is in a
fair way to recover, and unless blood
poisoningshouldset in will pull through
A Jerome Hold-Vp.
Employes of the Charley Hong res
taurant were thrown into an unusual
state of excitement about 8 o'clock
Wednesday morning by a hobo named
Thomas Grady attempting to rob one of
their number. The restaurant cook
was in the basement of their building
cutting meat when he was approached
by a white man, who grabbed the
butcher-knife and started to go through
the cook's pockets, who gave the dis
tress signal In his native tongue. In
less lime than it takes to read this the
basement was filled with gesticulating
Chinamen, held at bay by the wuuld-be
robber flourishing the butcher-knife
taken from the Chinese cook, it be
came so warm for Grady that in des
peration he threw the knife at the
cook and made a line for the door, fol
lowed by the Chinamen, who caught
him just outside of the building. Mund
Charley, one of the huskiest of the
Jerome colony, wus delegated to hold
the prisoner and the rest scattered
through town to hunt for an officer.
Grady soon broke loose and attempted
to lose himself in the ciowd, but wus
kept In sight. For over an hour he
darted in and out of houses, trying to
shake the Celestials, only to find on his
exit one of them at a safe distance out
sldo the door.
Marshal Roberts finally arrived and
took the man out of tho Reception sa
loon. The chase was witnessed by over
100 men, who were unable to get tho
straight of the trouble, tho Chinamen
giving their orders in their own tongue.
The prisoner celebrated his entrance
to tho city jail by setting fire to his
bedding Wednesday night. By tho
time tho town was thoroughly aroused
and tho fire department on the scene
he was nearly suffocated. Jerome
A Fn.ta.1 Accident.
George Gray, a teamster in the em
ploy of Gene Cram, hauling lumber
from the sawmill on Pinal mountain,
met with a fatal accident last Tuesday
on tho Roggenstroh road, about ten
miles from town.-
In coming down a steep grade the
brake on the wagon broke, and becom
ing entangled in the brake rope in some
way Gray was jerked from his seat and
thrown under the wheels, which passed
over his right shoulder and foot. Tho
wagon was loaded with 2,000 feel of
large timbers, and Gray was badly
crushed. The team ran off the bridge
at the bottom of tho grade, and horses
and wagon were precipitated to the
bottom of the gulch, about fifteen feet.
The accident occurred about noon,
and Gray was found two hours later by
J. C. Echols and George Elder, team
sters, lying near the wagon, having
crawled about 100 yards to tho gulch to
get water. Gray was conscious for
some lime after He was found, and
talked of the accident, but remembered
little of what happened after he fell
from the wagon.
Almost immediately after Gray was
found a man was sent to town on horse
hack after a doctor, and Dr. Malsch
hurried to tho scene of the accident,
but when he got there Gray was past
relief and died u few minutes later. He
bled profusely from the wound in the
shoulder, and probably Internally also.
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O. R. Larson of Bay Villa, Sundays
River, Capo Colony, conducts a store
typical of South Africa, at which can
be purchased anything from tho pro
verbial "needle to an anchor." This
stoie is situated in a valley nine miles
from the nearest railway station and
about twenty-five miles from the near
est tovtn. Mr. Larson tays: "I am
favored with tho custom of farmers
within u radius of thirty miles, to many
of whom I have supplied Chamberlain's
remedies. All testify to their value in
u household where a doctor's advise is
almost outof the question. Withlnone
mile of my store tho population is per
haps sixty. Of these, within the past
twelvo months, no' less than fourteen
have been absolutely cured by Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy. This must
suiely be a record." For sale by Pio
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