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ABANDON SIEGE OF WILLIE BOY

Sheriff John Ralphs offered a reward for the capture of the murderer, Willie Boy, dead or alive.

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It Is Now Fight to Finish In Manhunt on the Desert

The plan was to have one posse headed by the sheriff enter the desert country by way of Bear Valley. Sheriff Hewins took charge of the 2nd posse.

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PIUTES RUSH TO PROTECTION OF WILLIE BOY

a specimen of Willie Boy’s cunningness, Instead of killing one of the horses he shot it in the neck, the bullet temporarily paralyzing the horse, a practice which Piutes use in capturing wild horse.

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Famous Desert Man-Hunt For Willie-Boy Recalled

“When news came of the murder to Ben de Crevecouer at dawn he immediately organized a posse and started after Willie-boy. They followed the trail of the murderer and the girl to the Southern Pacific railroad.