Many Lured to Death by Hidden Gold

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Many Lured to Death by Hidden Gold - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1934 THE CASA GRANDE...
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1934 THE CASA GRANDE DISPATCH PAGE THREE Mountain Range Rich In Romance Many Lured To Death By Hidden Gold Probably no section better epitomizes the romance and allure that is the essence of Arizona than ' and whites for years—the Apache. j Others say that in the mountains, j ! where they sought refuge, a whole band of Pima people was exterminated. Some say that the thin line of pinnacles standing jagged along the southern rimrock represents people who disobeyed and were turned to stone. Others have it that from the highest walls leaped a whole tribe of people rather than submit to the indignity of surrender. Whatever legend may have the closest parallel to the truth ,the fact remains today that the desert Indians regard the mountains with more than superstition and awe. There is a real dread in their minds and almost any fate would be pre- ferable to necessity that they pay a visit to the range. The still more modern fact that the last nine men who have tried to solve the secrets of the Superstitions have met violent death has served only to heighten the fear that constantly fills the minds of the red men.

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  1. Casa Grande Dispatch,
  2. 30 Nov 1934, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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