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FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY J8, 18!7.
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is the use ot lumber if you
can't get it when you want it?
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We realize that we must not
" only be of the GET THERE
. , kind in delivery, but we must
GET THERE with quality and
prices as well.
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us as a special
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THE ARIZONA LUMBER & TIMBER CO.,
BANDIT JiJI PARKER HPTCRH)
Ad Excitipg Chaso After the Yam
pa'i Train Bobber.
Captured Ht the Mouth or Diamond
Creek Canyon Hnrcfootert
and Wadlnir, In the
Arizoni's nino days' uomlcr has
ulminuted iti thu airrsl of the only
surviving biiiilll In tin' lining hold-up
ucar Peach SpririJ?5'-
Tho robhi'iy octiihpiI on Monday
voning, Febm.iry 8. : few miles this
sido of Peach Spiings. Imnmli.ilcly
after the liolil-up the f.icts weiu tele
graphed to Slieiiir It. II. C.uumoii and
to the ShoiilTs of Y.ivapii and Muliavu
counties. Pussps wcio organized at
oueu and SheiilT C.unuinn left Monday
morning for tho scene.
Under Sliuiill Fleleher I'.iiiehthl was
n his way fioin Kiugmin with one
Tom Sims, a Meie.m cook, w.mted
lieru on a eht.igeof emhezlenienl, nml
when at Peach Spii.igs placid Sims in
thu cue of the lailuay ( inployes and
Proem ing a hoi mi Mr. I'.iirchild
jainid thu poise then oiganlzing and
eaily Tiiesd.iy nioining stalled on the
trail of the hmdit.
.Tho tiail was taken uptfuw miles
out of town, seveial Wallapal Indians
lelng piessed into sci.vico to do tho
tracking, and Tuesday cening, when
about nino miles from Peach Spiiags,
Under Shut ill l'nii child, who was
riding f.ir in aiUanco of the test of tho
posse, suddenly c.imo upon tho
luountnd bandit, near tho edges of u
'pal k" and among tho ceuur skiiting
Tho Indians, who worn keeping up
with Fletcher, oponed tire on tho out
law. Tho robber intuincd tho fire,
and n limning light was kept up be
tween Fleti her and his Indians and the
bandit. Mr. Fail child pressed steadily
on In pursuit of tho fleeing eiimlnal,
who was dodging in and out among
tho tlmbor, sending back u shot here
and asbot thoro, keeping protected
by the trees as much as possible.
1 licsa random shots done no d image
and it wnn Mi Fnii child s aim to get
i'Iosi en. nigh to the bandit to p Imige
-hots tvilli him with sntne uVgrnA of
tici uracy It was iwiliglit and gotung
darker orery minute, but uhencnptuie
by the bullet oeuioed almost icrUiu
tho robber, who had been fully identi
fied by this time as Jim Parker, a cow
boy nml all aiound tough man, disap-
peaied behind the lidge into thu can
yon, through which thu road from
Peach Spiings to the Gi and Canyon
Thu pnsso had stayed behind dining
thu skirmish and the Indians h.d fled.
As it was glowing darker and tho trail
could be followed no longer, Mr.
Fail cliilil was compelled to till n luck.
The posse tefused point blank to pio
cecil nny fin titer, and Mr. Faircliild
i etui ued with thorn to Peach Spiings.
Shciiu" Cameron hid left hot a Mon
day night for the scene and Tuesday a
telegiam was leccived from him at
Peacli Spiings asking for muio holso.
A shipment was made up at onco and
sent to the Spiings. Deputy Shciiff
V. C. Bayliss nml Will Uilcy aceom
p inied them.
Ari'ving at Pe ich Spiings, another
posso was organized, consisting of
SheiilT Camel on, Under SheiilT Fair
child and Will Klley of Flagstaff;
Deputy Shciiu Uiiggiiu, United States
Maishitl Mm it'll and Chailoy MiGeir)
of Williams; Sheilff Uuffner and Dep
uty Slid iff Mumls of Prescott; John
Hogeis, who was lecently incaieerattd
in tho county jail hete, and tin to
Will Riley, who was to tho fiont
Ihioughout tho chaso and who assisted
in tho c ipture, gives us, in substance,
the following act on nt:
Wednesday tho man -hunters left
Peach Springs, following tho same
tiall that the other posse had taken,
to Thompson's cabin. Heie they came
upon the hoi so and saddlo of tho
bandit, and a little further on, about n
milo northward, a large quantity of
supplies, consisting of fivo fifty-pound
sacks of flour, a sack and a half of
sugar, bedding, etc., was discoeied
cached. It was evident that the In
tention of the train lobbors was to
escapo to this vicinity, load theso pio
visions on their pack horses and out
across tho country into Utah.
'I he shaip eyed Indians took up the
trail again from this point, noting that
the hunted nmn hwl cunningly
wiapped his feet it lib blankets to give
tho tracks the appeal iiueu of Indian
foolpiints. Paiker'a cowboy boots
weio foutid near by.j
All day long llio,Iiidians followed
tho zigzag trail, Into canyons and
along thu loadsidoC The posse went
into camp Wednesday night, and
Thuisday morning continued the ex
citing ( base. ?
I ho bandit, aflef leiving Thomp
son's cabin, and tying his boots up
with blankets, iieutjiiia noiihwesteily
cwuiso lor kuoui uitceii miles, iii-iv
ho had discalded Jills boots, which
weie aftetward found by llie posse,
and '.hen turned Southwest, lowaid
Peach Springs, continuing in this
dlit'ction for about twenty-five miles,
sti iking Diamond' creek canyon at a
point almost due north ami, within
nine miles of the Springs. This can
yon goes south fn'im thi3 point for
about a mile, bending north again,
rii tnslly doubling oa its course. Par
ker followed the ofuyou tiouud the
bend mil when diraotly opposite fiom
the point where ho entered, made a
circuitous march froia the canyon to u
high ridge about ' qttai ter of a mile
away, overlooking the point where he
onteied and also where he emerged
from the creeek. Right hero the bend
in tho cieek is so ibarp that the dis
tance fiom tho section of the canyon
running south to -the one running
noi th Is only a quarter of a mile.
Paikci's leasous for returning so
near to Peach Springs seems to have
bo en that ho 'was expecting aid fiom
an accomplice, possibly the dead lob
ber,.and this supposition is boruu out
by tho fact thattup to'tho line of his
i upline Mom iy "night, Pi. kei wis
uniwato of the fato that heft II his uu-
foi tuuute putnnr
This ridgo upon which Iio was
camped ovei looked the Diamond ctrek
'auyoii road to the Gland Canyon f
the Colorado, alloidiug linn a full
viow up aud down the cauyou and alto
act oss to the trail which ho had so
lecently made. Tho Indians coining
over the hills on his trail would hare
been uleaily visible long before they
could see him ami iio could easily
shoot tli oni down, as well as
as liio posse, befoio they could get
their guns to bear on him. Ho a ever,
the poise came not, aud escaped tho
ambush thus skillfully laid for their
'lhuisday morning tho bandit left
his Mionghold on the lidge, after th
en ding another piir of boots, an
it ei coat aud a bliiiket, and slaitcd up
Diamond cieek canyon, folluwiug
alirigsidu thu wagon load, toward the
Giaud Can on. Hu liudged along Ids
wiaiisomu way, walking among tho
rocks tint liueiT the lo.uUide, which
made Hacking him n difficult task for
uteii tho Indians.
Thin Mlny night, after doubling back
on iiis Hail for about two miles, ho
estnblUhid Ids camp bthiud a "chiir.
ue)" on the 'hush olei looking tho
canyon road. Ho was enabled fiom
this position to command a viow up
and down the load, and had thus ur
lauged a moat tITeetivo niubii"cade.
The posso had not yet c night up with
him mid Fiiday morning ho if.siiim.il
Ins tliimp, after diseaidiug another
ovcico.it and one or two other gal
Paiker was neaiin tho Grand Can
yon now and leached it .sometime that
evening. Tho posieo was thou but
aix bonis behind him and tho it ail was
plainly maikcd in the loadway. Tho
posso put spuis to their hoises and
galloped en with all spued, tho three
Moliavo Indians keeping ahead and
poiiitiug.out tho trail. Very sensibly
whenever ono of those "chimneys" or
ubiupt comers ot a mesa hotu iu sight
the on-i ushing Indians discreetly
l fined iu and allowed the white mon
to proceed and rcconnoitto. These
'chimneys" aro excellent places to
affoid protection and concealment to
CcntimttJ on Eighth fagt.
E. P. GREENLAW
C. A. GREENLAW
GREENLAW LUMBER CO.
.MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN.
Native Pine Lumber, Ties, Bridge Timbers,
Telegraph Poles, Mining Siulls,
Pay no attention to the space above of
the Greenlaw Lumber Company. They
only advertise a good quality of lumber,
and lots of it. We want to say to you
that we have the best quality of "grub"
ever seen iu this part of the country,
and more of it; (hat our prices are higher
than ever before heard of I h
Can Tomatoe s $ .75 per can.
Can Corn 65 per can.
" Punkeu " (Arkansaw). . . .40 per can.
Nutmegs $1.00 each.
Onions, soap and other
ANY OF THE ABOVE DAINTIES WILL BE
DELIVERED FREE AS SOON AS OUR HORSE,
WHICH IS CRIPPLED, GETS WELL.
LEAVE ORDERS AT '
LAOSTAFF COHGiAL 00. STORE
.CHAS. A. KELLER, Proprietor.
Ml tho Delicaoies of tho Season Fro3h from the Market.
You are invited to call and inspect my Stock
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA "
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
iiomustead evtht no. 12.3
Land Office at Piiescott, Ariz, i
January 11, 1S3J. (
Notice is hereby glren tliat tho following
named settler lus (lied notice of lier Inten
tion to make final proof In suppoit of her
claim, and that said proof will lo niiulo be
fore, clerk of I'robate Court at Klagitaff,
Arizona, on February 20. 1897, viz: Txra
Kloslermifyer for.tue NEM Sec. 28, Twpt. 25N.
bhenames tho followtog witnesses to prove
her continuous residence, upon and cultiva
tion of said land, to wit: James Waliaco,
Ueorge W. McDowell. A. J. Diamond. Frank
lin Ebert, all ot Flagstaff, Ariioua.
P. W. O'80LLIVAN, Register
KOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Hd. E. No. 781
Laid orrirE at PnKwrr, I
Ttbruaryo, jjj)7. f
Notico Is hereby given that tho following
named settler has filed notico of his Intention
to make final proof In support ot his claim,
and that said proof will bo made before
Olork of Probate Couit, at riasrsthir, Ariz..
April 1, 1637, viz, Edgar O. Watson, for
tho B!-, SEW, and South J Southwest H,
becllon 23, Township 20 North, li'uiffo T Eat,t.
He names the following wiine.--es to provo
his continuous residence upon and cultiva
tion of said land, viz.: Ccorgo liubbttt, Flag
staff, Ariz.; Asa Clark of Flagstaff, Arl
zonai John O. Harrington of Flagstaff, Ari
zona; Steven 1'urtyman of Flagstaff, Ariz.
P. W. O'SULLlVAN, Register.
First publication February 11, 1897.