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 - EER OF EARLY (1 Oil bottom, seems a wilderness...
EER OF EARLY (1 Oil bottom, seems a wilderness ot castellated castellated buttes and pyramids. The j I opposite wall is cut and furrowed by i many small canyons, leaving towers iuf every conceivable shape. Painted ' \ v i i n buff, brown and vermilllon IK in irrideacenl splendor, it u cvcloacan city of archaeic (structure. Included in this isolated region are '.he 'Temples of the Gods" in all the ·aiiSt architectural forms and co- Former Wild West Siiowman Visits Old Stamping Ground After Many Years Absence And Writes of Wonders of His Arizona lossaF "heights, while below them runs the turbid waters of the Colorado Colorado river, a raging torrent winding its serpent line course around each niKUlar encampment and appearing as a Kolden thread, so great is the distance. For ages past this miehty river has s-.vept onward io Hie sea .·n with the work of abrasion, and ! has left for the pleasure seeking ! world the grandest natural curiosity ot the western humisphere. Two 'days i H t e r finds us on the banks of "ARIZONA CHARLIE" Meadows, pioneer of the 80's, ^,^ c , former Wild West showman, Alaska explorer and gold dig-, ger, returns to scenes of his boyhood days in* Tonto Basin and bil !,'" wl . 0 ',, E i,t visits his old stamping grounds on the Black Mesa and brink and 1 ^f I . it1Ii1sc ' r ^ caw1 ^ 1nslcof of the Grand Canyon, after an absence of thirty-nine years. · J"^.,,"' i! r V perpendicular { a n d Hoi-d. but who such a climate and In his minderint:s over the earth Charlie has circled flie Klobe twice nnit explored many unknown regions from Alaska to the isthmus of Panama. Panama. In 1SS2 the Meadows family settled settled in Tonto Jinsin on the border of the Apache Reservation. Here the f a t h e r and one brother were killed by the White Mountain Renegade Renegade Apaches. For several years after that Charlie made the hunting of Apaches his business and pastime. Plain "Mr. Meadows" His superb horsemanship and skill with the rope and firearms, together together with his striking physique drew the attention of Australian showmen showmen who induced him to organize a Wild West company for the Antipodes. Antipodes. With his company he visited visited all the large cities of the pri- . ^_ent and the Continent and returned at the outbreak of the Alaska Gold Rush. In the Klondike Arizona Charlie amassed a considerable fortune fortune and returned to the call of the desert where he cut his long hair and became ".Mr. Meadows, realty owner of Yuma and cattleman mad freak level plain ortllt i8 e box and vary wouldn't be in from 1.100 10 S.OOO feet Iilsh. Through such surround- a urltory of fc.ur miles, traversed uy and scenes. Frontier days Uiis gorge, s,,..-, --.-. there is but one place r . m i u u . ,·..,.-, brought out in."n from which the bottom can be who owned their herds and vied in d . and il is necessary hat he be provided with wings In insure contest friendly rowl'Oy "\ori-is~ iim. They were on trained horses; enough widl denizens oler for supremacy -- _. . of skill and rtar-.., safe descent. The real men. mount-d places is very narrow, ... h a n d l i n g sure fee; tooting or an aUwaril step the range, land the traveler hundreds of trail in many and an imperfect imperfect on A l U l t l l . I l l " ju....^ - - - - - ur language, we passed on. \\e had viird surfaced v.-ith the red or sandstone and said by many to he superior to pavement, side issuer, very attractive. Pres- and power, bursts an of the torcst. or canyon were, com . menced a discharge of Ills together np Fosscilo creek, that uirmsncs i-TM-, b tho3e ,,,,,,,,, cott with lieht and power, bursts tnar. ^ ,,,,, w a l l a of , hR in one body from a huge lm,n-stono a nd res nun ^ ^^ cliff and Is probably -the larses "·" 5 ° n ln correspondent like a snring in existence. The Petrified »P° n ° u r { h ctt pillarv C. _n i

Clipped from The Morning Sun04 Sep 1923, TuePage 3

The Morning Sun (Yuma, Arizona)04 Sep 1923, TuePage 3
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