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0O0HI8E REVIEW ; SATURDAY EVENING. JANUARY 2G, 1901
A Mexican Depnty Sheriff Shoots
an Unruly Prisoner.
More Trouble at the Resort of Anita
Romero. The Examination
Results in the Vindica
tion of the Deputy.
An inquest was held on Tuesday
morning by S. K. Williams, ex-oillcio
coroner, upon the dead body of Abun
dio Salas, who was 'shot and killed the
evening previous by deputy constable
Francisco Jurado, recently deputized
under Constable Doyle. The jury em
paneled was composed of C. Maguire,
John Hanlnger, "William Dew, W. H.
Bills, John Greener and Thomas Dwy
er. Constable Doyle was the iirst wit
ness examined. Ho testified that about
0 p. m. on Monday night he was called
by telephone from deputy -Jurado to
come to the place of Anita Romero, a
disreputable resort situated in upper
Brewery Gulch as trouble there was
feared. Upon going there the Romero
women informed him that it had been
reported to her that four Mexicans had
earlier threatened to go to her place
later and clean it out; that two of the
men wore then in the barroom and had
already been insulting and abusive.
Deputy Jurado was there and reported
that he had already searched the men,
one of whom was the deceased, for wea
pons but had found none on either of
them. Doyle instructed Jurado to in
sist upon order being kept and to at
once arrest the men, or any other?,
should any disturbance occur. Mean
while Doyle had met Deputy Constable
Johnson there and they left the place
together, a reasonable degree of order
having been restored and no difficulty
being apprehended beyond the ability
of Officer Jurado to handle. Doyle and
Johnson had proceeded on thoir way
down town when as they were near
Shattuck's lumber yard heard the re
port of four shots, two being in rapid
succession and not nearly so loud as the
third report The fourth report was
apparently from a weapon of the same
calibre as that from the first two shots.
Both officers immediately hastened back
and on the way met a Mexican running
who was placed under arrest. Upon
reaching a spot about a hundred yards
north of the lumber yard found the
body of the deceased lying in the road
dead, and Jurado standing near. The
latter said "He tried to kill me and I
shot him." After a lantern had been
procured a pistol was found lying about
ten feet from the dead body with three
empty chambers bearing evidence of
having been recently discharged. Plac
ed Jurado under arrest and took pos
session of his pistol, which had one re
cently emptied chamber.
Two pistols, ouo of :58 cnl. and one of
44 cal. were here produced by the court
and identified by the witness; the one
of 38 cal. as being the one found near
tho dead body and the other as that of
officer Jurado. At tho conclusion of
his testimony Constable Doyle by per
mission of the court briefly addressed
tho jury asking them to thoroughly in
vestigate the matter and the circum
stances which lead to the affray. He
explained tho necessity of having an
officer regularly stationed in the imme
diate vicinity of the disreputable places
located in npper Brewery Gulth, that
he had so stationed officer Jurado, and
that that officer had already shown
himself vigilant, efficient and fearless
in the discharge of his duties.
Deputy John M. Johnson, then ave
his testimony. Since he had been in
the company of Doyle his testimony was
merely a corroboration of tho testimony
given by Doyle.
M. J. Thomas, a stonemason, who
lives near the scene of the shooting
then testified. He was at home and en
gaged in conversation with his wife
between 9 and 10 o'clock Monday even
ing when he heard four shots; some
what familiar with the use of firearms
and fully agreed with Doyle's impres
siou regarding tho volume of the ro
ports of tho shots and the order of their
Isaac Gofoith was examined but no
facts of consequence were elicited
Jesus Bringas, a yaunu Mexican tes
tified that he was in tho saloon of Anita
Romero, on Monday evening about 9
o'clock. The deceased and a compan
ion were at tho bar and using vile and
abusive language to the bartender and
also to others noar.tbem. Officer Jur-,
ado was there and tried to quiet them
telling them to go homo. Tho men re
fused to leave and directed their abibe
and vilo epithets to him. Tho barten
der asked Jurado to remove tho men
from the plaeo Upon thoir ngain re
fusing to go Jurado forcibly ejected
them, arrested them and started down .
the gulch with them. I followed about '
ton foot behind. After going a short
distance tho larger of tho two men ar
rested struck Jurado with his list and
ran; tho other immoil lately drew a pis
tol and commenced shooting at the of
ficer. After two shots Jurado ilred'one
shot The deceased ran a few steps
and fell, as ho fell or immediately upon
falling his pistol was again discharged.
Francisco Jurado was then called.
He t'jhtillcd that lie was appointed dep
uty coriitable under M. Doylo, on Jan
uary 2, 1901. ll's .special instructions
wore to remain about tho vicinity of
tli" disrot ut able homes and especially
to t iko evory precaution against tho
carrying of deadly weapons by persons
v i ng those place or loafing in tho
v.'inity. Jurado reiterated tlie state
ment of trouble having bofii looked for
on Monday night at Anita Romero's
plaeo. About twenty minutes previous
in arresting Salas i.id his companion,
had searched them but found no wea-,
pons. However, meanwhile they had
ben outsido for a very short time. The
remainder of Jurados testimony was
covered by witnesses preceding him.
The finding of tho coroner's jury was:
"We find that deceased came to his
death from tho effects of pistol shot
wounds inflicted at the hands of Fran
cisco Jurado, who was acting deputy
constablo under M. Doyle, and we rec
omend further investigation by prelim
inary examination." Justice Williams
thereupon set the examination for 4 p.
m. at which time several additional
witnesses beside those before the coro
ner's inquisition, were present and the
examination took a wider scope, but
the only additional testimony of impor
tance brought out was from one wit
ness who testified to having seen the
companion of the deceased hand him a
pistol during the interval between his
being searched and his being arrestod.
At the conclusion of the testimony Jus
tice Williams promptly addressed the
defendant Jurado, saying: '"It appears
to me that these men were hard cases
and that you acted in self defense and
as an officer in the preservation of law
and order. I therefore order that you
be discharged from custody." During
both the inquest and the preliminary
examination Julius Cardenas, acted as
interpreter because of the fact that the
regular interpreter, Ramon Jurado, is
a cousin of deputy constable Jurado.
Salas was shot in the right breast,
tho ball causing a horrible gaping
wound. He had been in Bisbee but a
few days having come from Jerome and
Weekly Epitome of Events in Our
Thriving Border Town. Locals
and Personals, Etc.
(From our Regular Correspondent)
A. C. Hunt brought in two antelbpes
and four deer Friday evening from the
San Jose mountains. Mr. Hunt re
ports that hunting is very good in the
mountains and always brings in large
game with him. A Mexican with six
burros, each with a deer on its back,
came into Naco last week. Two other
parties have just came in with seven
D. F. Reinhardt of Dillon, Montana,
stopped at Naco Hotel one day this
week and then took the stage lor the
Cananeas, where he goes to look after
the Linday's mining interests.
W. . H. Frost, formerly with the
Southern Pacific at Guaymas, is now
located at the Cananeas, and is assist
ant to E. A. McFarland, who is survey
ing the new Cananea road.
J. B. Storman l-egistered this week
at Hotel Naco from Magelanda.
The swell apartments of Messrs.
Hicks, Robertson, Nichols and Ken
nedy came near going up in smoke last
Friday evening. A spark from a fire
in the yard blew against the tent and
in a few moments started to blaze, and
but for the prompt action of two of
Naco's local firemen, who quickly ex
tinguished the conflagration, the tent
would have burnt up. Had the blaze
not been discovered these gentlemen
would have had no happy homo to go
to that night.
E. L. Faison and wife registered at
Hotel Naco from Washington, D. C.
Mr. Faison is special agent of the land
department and is here inspecting
A. Ham, cattleman from Bakersfield,
' stopped.'at Naco Hotel Wednesday.
1 The boy who did the shooting across
tho line last week was taken to Arispe
i last Saturday evening by Judge Sa
. linas, where he will bo tried. The
j charge against him, the writer was in
formed, is attempt to murder, and it
. may go hard with tho boy in Mexico.
The man who was shot is reported to be
doing well and is on a fair road to re
Louis Farnsworth of Salt Lake City
registered at Hotel Naco Wednesday.
I. S. Burnett and H. C. Stubbe came
in from the Cananeas and went over to
Tucson for a few days.
i R. L. Benton returned Thursday
evening from a long stay in the state
I R. C. McPherson returned from the
Cananeas this week and left for No
gales. R. F. Smith of Los Angeles came in
tho early part of the week and stopped
at Hotel Naco.
R. Brena of Tucson is confieed to
his bed at Hotel Naco with the gr-ppe.
The National Bank of tho City of
Mexico is erecting an adobe house in
Naco, Sonora, and when completed
will open up a branch of their business.
It is understood that G. Milho will
manage tho business for this concern
Senor Juan Luna from Altor, Mexico,
registered at the Hotel Naco tho early
part of tho week.
Mrs. Edith Tholheim, from New
York City, loft on tho stago Wednes
day morning from tho Cananeas.
Fritz Rosenstein, representing a
glovo house in San Francisco, was in
Major Wm. L. Hargrove, a mining
man oi imcouclil, honora, came up to
Naco this week and stopped at Hotel
Paul E. Wirt. President of the
Paul K Wirt Fountain Pen Co.,
Blooinsbury, 111., and one of the largest
stockholders in tho Greene Consoli
dated Copper company, came in Wed
nesday to go down to tho Cananeas and
see tho proporty.
Frank W. Stoadman, of Benton, Pa.,
another largo stockholder in tho
Groono company, eaino in with Mr.
Naco had all kinds of excitement
this week. A woman tried to kill her
self while leaving for Bisbee at mid
night. She attempted to kill herself
with a pistol but did not succeed. An
other woman across the line the same
night took a dose of poison with suici
dal intent, but was saved from death
by oiio of our local physicians. Jim
Murphy was held up by two men Tues'.
day night. It is not 'known whether
Mr. Murphy lost heavily or not.
M. P. Freeman, president of the
Consolidated National Bank of Tucson,
registered at Holel Naco Thursday.
Mrs. J. D. McCormich spent tho
greater part of ahe week with' her rel
atives in Tombstone.
E. L. MoMakin, formerly bookkeeper
in the Copper Queen store at Bisbee,
passed through here Monday on his
way to the Cananeas where he has ac
cepted a position with the Cananea
Con. Copper Co. Mrs. McMakin ex
pects to follow him in a few weeks.
,", Walsh & White opened up one of the
swellest saloons in this part of the ter
ritory last Saturday night. An elegant
lunch was served at midnight with
drinks. Music was one of the features
of the evening. Messrs. White &
Walsh are to be congratulated upon
upon their grand opening and the way
they entertained their friends. The
establishment of these gentlemen is
crowded every night.
When the Mormon freighters ar
rive in town they generally turn things
loose at night. Tuesday night Naco
was crowded with young Mormons ai d
they were all in for a good time. They
congregated in one 'of the saloons and
compelled the musicians to play for
them while they danced. There were a
few good dancers and jiggers among
them and from their shouts and yells
they must have amused themselves
greatly. If an eastener could have
seen .this show he would certainly have
thought Naco was wild and woolly.
A dance was given by some of the
boys Syturday night and was opened
up by Robertson and Nichols with a
stajr two-step. The house was crowed
and a good time was had by all. Naco
is noiea ior ner nances anu it is sel
dom a Saturday night passes without
The following standing committees
have been appointed by the Council.
The first named is the chirman.
Military and Indian Affairs Ford,
Mines Burns, Claypool, Warner.
Corporations Finley, Anderson, Rior
dan, Burns, Claypool.
Ways and Means Claypool, Ford,
Printing Ford, Shannon, Perkins.
Memorials and Petitions Claypool,
Enrolled and Engrossed Bills Burns
Education Finley, Blair, Perkins.
Judiciary Blair, Claypool, Shannon,
Counties and County Boundaries
Shannon, Andrews, Finley Burns, Clay
pool. Claims Finley, Shannon, Warner.
Federal Relations Blair, Andrews,
Agriculture Ford, Finley, Campbell.
Roads and Ferries Shannon, An
Territorial Affairs Ford, Claypool,
Rules Mr. President, Finley, War
ner. Fred Sandstrum, shift boss at La
Democrata mine, better known as the
Pete Hook mine, in the Cananea dis
trict, was a visitor today. Mr. Sand
stron reports 100 men at work on the
Choice building lots, in good location
apply to tf. 1-19
S. K. Williams.
NOTICE lrf HEREBY GIVEN that tho firm
hnrntnfrirn pxlsthiL- under mid bV viltueof
l tho laws of tho Territory of Arizona, and
under tne llrm tin mo aim siyio oi nemifer
Brothers & White, doing uuslnees In liirbce,
Cochise County, Arizona, has this dny been
dissolved by mutual consent, Hentger Bros.'
havin? purchased the entire interest of tho
said White. All persons indebted to said
ilrm are requested to como forward and
malco payment immediately.
Dated at Bisbee, Arizona, this 2nd day of
January, A D. 1901
T F WHITE.
BISBEE anil NAGOSARI
TIM XAFX, Prop.
Leaves Bisbee on Monday, Wednes
day and Friday.
Arrives Bisbee Tuesday, Thursday
Goes through from Bisbee to Naco-
sari in a day and a half.
ClfHrt Al Copper Queen Store
Willie whore Information oan hr had.
Leaves Bi ibec Mondays, Wednes
davs and Fridays al 7 a. m.
Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays andi
Bisbee Headquarters at Greene Con
solidated Copper Company's Office,
Rooms 11 and 12 Anglus Hotel.
Cananea Headquarters, Greene Con.
Copper Company's Offices.
NACO ADVERTISEMENTS. RELIABLE FIRMS.
Pry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, j
Boots and Shoes. i
PURCHA8INQ AND FORWARDING
. . AGENTS.
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F. M. ABRAMS, Proprietor.
Lo cated on the Main Street. & & & Clean Rooms.
I Centrally Located.
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Dealers In pUget SOUtljd Pine
MOULDINGS, DOORS, WINDOWS and MILL
f) LATH, SHINGLES and SHAKES-
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HUDSPETH & HUDSPETH
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? Dealers In
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
L Lunch Counter in the Building.
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Office Hours: ? S: K: IV "'
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1 B. J. O'REILY, 1
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Specialties in French Goods
and a Large Assortment of
Mexican Drawn Work
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Naco Sonora and Naco Arizona
Brokers for La Cananea Cansolidated Copper Company
L,ti Cannncn, Sonora.
CLEARANCE PAPERS GIVEN ATTENTION
IN BOTPI CUSTOM
CUSTOM HOUSE BROKERS
car loads and
W. C. READ, Mgr.
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W. c. Hudspeth "
T. S. Hudspeth ?
Tmy Klines, Ctyuors and
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Main Office S,IUMIB".
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