1899: The Phoenix Daily Herald runs an ad by a local contractor asking residents why they continue to spend $5, $10 or $15 a month on rent when they could own a lot in the heart of Phoenix for $65 to $200.
1922: Outlaws attempt to holdup the Southern Pacific Golden State at Jayne's Station near Tucson. One is killed and the others flee as the express messenger used his shotgun.
1925: A fire in the Cave Creek area of the Chiricahua Mountains near Douglas spreads over an area three miles long and two miles wide.
1930: Driving a suspected cattle thief into a stone cabin in the Steamboat Mountains, Arizona deputy sheriffs try a new weapon and get their man with tear gas.
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