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Flagstaff Historical past: ‘Mucho Bravo’ continued to terrorize the town, discover himself in jail – Arizona Every day Solar



125 years ago

1895: At its meeting on Monday, the Flagstaff City Council passed Order No. 20, relative to the assessment and collection of city taxes. The maximum tax is placed at four mills per dollar.

Tom Andrews, the genial saloon keeper, has a neat new cottage on West Railroad Avenue.

United States Marshall Morell arrested one Walter H. Joyce Sunday evening while he was in the act of robbing a pedestrian on the street in Williams.

The S. F. P. & P. Railroad has added to its service.

Passenger train No. 1 now leaves Ash Fork at 7:15 a.m., arriving at Prescott at 10 a.m., then leaving Prescott at 10:10 a.m. and arriving at Congress at 2:50 p.m, then arriving at Phoenix at 3 p.m. Phoenix time. Train No. 2 will leave Phoenix at 8:30 a.m. and reach Ash Fork at 5:20 p.m.

When you need to send money, remember the new system now available at the Arizona Central Bank.

100 years ago

1920: The county jail that has been rather shy of occupants for several weeks is again pretty filled, with the new tenants moving in this week.

Two of them are W. R. Weems and his son, Uele, both of Anderson Canyon.  They were arrested on complaints of A.H. Miller of the Clear Creek Cattle Co., who charges that they mistreated one of his Hereford heifers.

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