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SNIPS & ST. JOHN
SNIPS & HERALD
Yol. 1, No. 84.
ST. JOHNS, ARIZ., AUGUST 22, 1903.
SNIPS, Vol. 2, No. 4S
HERALD, Vol. 19 No. ;!7
Mrs. Mina Marble, of Eager, is
witíi ns visiting- Friends and rela
tives1. The prdsipecfes. are good for a
fait crop ol" potatoes at this
Mrs. Jane Howell, of Amity,
is the . Sliest of her' daughter,
Mrs, Lizzie Hale.
Miss L. Freem,an is in our vil
lage making study pleasant for
Pratt Greer so they say.
A bowery was erected to ac
commodate President D. K. Udall
and company. T.hey were witb
us on an ecclesiastical tour.
has been gathering his horses.
All stoek looks good.
W. L. McFadden Killed Two
Some of our boys ire out hunt-
one of W. 13. Wiltbank's
sheep herders who rost his way
trying to find the 31a de ranch.
1 " Nutrioso Notes.
W. IS. and C. E. WÜHmnk left
for the sheep round-up at Coyote
springs the 18th inst.
The grass is better on the
White mountains than it has
been for twenty years.
Crops at Nutrioso are looking
better now it having rained every
dny more or less this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Woods will start
fair Hoi brook the 20th inst.
They have had a good time fUh-
iaT and camping
Archie Maxwell, came of the
ni uun lain W ed n escl ay vb e re h e
The Socorro OhieFtan of the
15th inst. gives the following
account oF a shooting scraoe
which occurred at Salt Lake,
W. L. McFadden, a saloon
keeper at Salt Lake in- the west
ern part of this county, had a
stirring encounter Tuesday with
two bad men. The encounter
resulted in the death of both the
latter. McFadden surrendered
himself to Deputy Sheriff W. E).
Irvine and was lodged in the
county jail in this city Thursday
According to McFacldeu'c state
ment Pedro Gallegos and Jose
Ignacio Noyola. Lujan had been
drinking and abusing their wives
during the morning. The women
came to him and asked him to sell
them no whiskey. Later the
men appeared and on being re
fused whiskev said they would
have it or cill McFadden. They
then threw a dollar on tle coa li
ter and Lujan started to climb
over the counter with a pistol in
his hand while Gallegos, who
was a one legged man, started to
go around the end of the counter
with a knife ready For use. Mc
Fadden shot Lujan twice and he
fell back upon the floor dead.
This did not deter Gallegos, how
ever, for he kept coming with
his knife in his hand. It took;
but a single shot From McFacld
e.n's pistol to stop him. McFadd
en immediately went . out and
gave himselF into the custody oF
the deputy sheriff. No inquest
was held for the reason that
when the deputy sheriff reached
the saloon the bodies of the dead
men had been carried awaj' by
their friends. McFadden will
have his preliminary hearing be
fore Judge Green on the 3lét
Crop Report of Apache County.
Alpine Weather warm, some
what windy; rain needed; some
crops are drying for water; irri
gating water is very low, Miss
Kager Very hot and dry all
week; everything needing water;
water all gone for irrigating; a
light shower or two occurred dur
ing the week, but there was npt
enough to do any good. Mrs,
Udall. ; ::
Greer Very warm days with
cool nights; all crops doing weí'l
and there is apparently a good1
harvest.- LCllis W. Wiltbauk.
Richville Very warm; not
much rain; no water; ranges
poor; crops are looking well;
heavy dews at night: second crop
oF alfalfa being cut; good corn in
tassel. J. F. Sherwood.
Pinto Weather warm; two
light showers early in the week;
range in good condition; corn
doing well; Indians report fine