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Siiips-Vol. 2, No. 26 ST. JOHNS, ARZ., MARCH 19, 1903
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J. D. Boone's preliminary Examination, these threats had ever been con- It is Stan How American Peoole do
He is Bound over under a $2000 ,ra,r1 . Ar r -r menean People do
Bond to Await the Action t0 B0ne' Kate- Meet.
of the Grand Jury after the shooting and while ; - : .
. Parker's body was still on the K. K- Scott of Tennessee, na-
: ground, the citizens of the vicin- tively. but of the hustling town
The preliminary examination ity got together and held a citi- of Gallup, adoptedlv. was in town
of J. D. Boone was held in the zen's inquest, which agreed that to defend J. D. Boone on Satur
court-house on the 14th instant t n e shooting was justifiable, day. It happened that Reamer
Justice Salazar places him under This inquest had no legal stand- T,ing, the Atty. on the other side
a $2000 bend to await the action ing, becau.se no one has ever been is also a native of East Tennessee
of the Grand Jury. found near there whe will act as In conversation they discovered
Hie caséis probably familiar Justice of the Peace for that pre- the fact that they narrowly es
to most of our readers, but a brief cinct. A great deal of trouble caped being kinfolks. Hence it
resume of the facts in the case and expense could have been saved is not to be wondered at that they
will be of some interest. On the if there had have bepn a justice have developed a friendly feelin
2d day of this mouth, Mr. Boone in that precinct. Maybe this will for each other,
shot and killed Lyman Parker at be a good reason for some one try- Another case comes to our no
the town of Sanders, in this ing to get into that position foi tice. Dr. J. J. Fleming our new
County. Mr. Boone does not the future. physician and Captain John T
deny the act of shooting, but he Mr. Ling, the District Attor- Hogue in a short talk developed
claims that he did it clearly in ney, made a good strong fight for the fact that each was a "Buck
self deiense. the prosecution, and Mr. Scott, a eye" and that each knew a great
Ihe shooting was witnessed prominent voung lawyer made a many of the others old time
only by Price Evans the Section good defense. Both lawyers made friends. We hope the gentlemen
Foreman at that point, but there eloquent and convincing speeches will refrain from claiming kin
wer several other people who at the close of the trial. Judo-e ship. '
knew more or less of the condi- Salazar, thought that it was best Often have we noticed how the
tions leadme up to that fatal for law and order to be on the paths, ot people who, leave the
event. The trouble had its on- safe side, so he held Mr. Boone old settlement, in long years after
gin considerable time back, under a small bond of $2000. to cross and recross without any iV
Messrs Parker and Boone both await the action of the grand tention on the part of the peooie
claimed the pnor right to lease jury. It is the general opinion themselves, and often have we
the old Emigrant Springs ranch, that Mr. Boone will be acqitted wondered if such things happln
The Board of Supervisors m last when he comes to trial, even if he so frequently outside of our own
December came to the conclusion should be indicted by the Grand Dear Country,
that Mr. Boone's claim was the Jury but only those of radical "
better. So that body agreed to opinions, condemn the conserva- We really believe that most of
let Mr Boone have alease to that tive policy of Justice Salazar. the abuse that has beenhurledat
property. Mr. Parker felt very Mr. Boone promptly furnished fi, i i o "1Icaat
badly about the matter and there- the bond and on the next morniiS ' haS
foresaid many things that did departed for home. The sympa- been actuated b' motives of jeal
not sound good about Mr. Boone, thy of the people are on the side OUSy Ever-V newspaper taking a
He even went so far once as to say of Mr, Boone and it is believed shot at him invaribly gives its
that if Mr. Boone took that ranch that the sympathy of a jury will motives away by making some al- '
that he would kill him. He said also be on his side . in the final lusion to the $15 articles of incor-
av o iauc. auu dc uuicumc. porations. it the papers cut
was heard to make numerous other - prices what business is it of the!
threats against Mr. Boone but Subscribe for Snips and the St. Mr. Stoddard we should like to
none of the witnesses knew that Johns Herald, 52 times for $1. know. Prescott Herald.