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SNIPS & ST. JOHN r i. S HERALD SNIPS & HERALD Yol. 1, No. 84. ST. JOHNS, ARIZ., AUGUST 22, 1903. SNIPS, Vol. 2, No. 4S HERALD, Vol. 19 No. ;!7 Greer Gleanings. 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 place. r 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 Bad Men. ipg 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. PlSGGY. 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, New Mexico: 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 noon. 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 inst. 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 Annie Jepson. 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 He;tQTi,ing.