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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN: WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3, 1894.
THE TRAIN ROBBERS. Armer is Wisely Silent Con cerning the Crime. His Two Companions Still at Large and Their Immediate Pursuit Abandoned. AT SAN CARLOS. Contem- Nothing more has been heard of the ingitive train robbers. Southern la aific Detective Breckenridae arrived in the city yesterday morning from Mari eopa and later in the morning Felix Jlavhew and an Indian trailer came ifito town. They had followed the trail from the scenn of the robbery to a point about six miles below the city. After noon they went back to the point where they had" abandoned it and taking it up followed on to the camp where Armer was captured thus directly connecting him with the robbery. The railroad detective and Deputy Prothero went out to the camr and care fully examined the ground around the busiiea but couid not find a trail of tbe companions of Armer. There is a bare possibility the officers believe that they are still "concealed in the thicket but they are much more inclined to believe that they are not. In fact the oili 'era are of the opinion that they are now concealed in Phoenix awaiting an opportunity to go into the lonto country which would afford the safest if not an absolutely safe asylum. They could easily have left the un gnarded thicket on Monday night and Have come to town by the same way their Dursuers had come. There would tiave been no means of discovering their tracks. On the other hand if they had ffone out bv anv other route their irail would almost certainly have been detected. The horse of Ben Anderson stolen from a hitching post on First avenue on Monday night has not been found and gome of the officers have settled oh the belief that it was ridden away by one of tke robbers. No report has been re ceived of any other stolen horses. 1 When tha tiring between Sheriff Murphy, Deputy Widmer and Armer commenced in the thicket, the other two robbers ran in different directions. They were traced for a considerable distance and the iarther they went the wider apart they got. It is nnlikeiy that they came together afterward but scaped "from the thicket by different ways and so if they reached town they did not come together. It was said that one of them Oscar Armstrong or Rogers came in late on Monday evening and Connors or O'Brien is probably the man seen about noon in the Capitol ad dition by the streetcar employes. Detective Breckenridse says five men 1 : tkn ,O.Tv.t ontl that two of Uiem left in a northwesterly direction evidently headed for Tonto. He sent a party of pursuers after them with in,-! ructions to return if they lost the trail. When he left Maricopa he had not heard from them. A party was also sent out from Flor ence to cut off their entrance to the Basin. Sheriff Draia of Pinal county arrived in town vesterday with a posse and the Erection" of the hunt was turned over to him by the local officials since the erime was committed in his county. It has b en discovered that the rob bers left Phoenix on Friday night and went into camp on the Indian reserva tion. Tr:ey returned to Tern pe on bun day mori.ing. There were five men in the party at that time. The officers are certain of the identity of three of them. The loader is Oscar Armstrong alias Rogers, alias Walford. He is the "tall man" who has'figured in all of the four robberies which are now known to have been committed by a part of the gang of five, though uutil the train robbery more than three were never engaged at the same time. An other member is O'Brien or Connors, and the other is John Donovan. Who the fourth man is is a matter of some onjecture, though the officers are reasonably certain that they have his name and description. Tiiuro is iioot'Bcurily some doubt as to which two were with Armer but it is kelieved thev were Armstrong and O'Brien. This belief is based on the fact that these three were old acquaint ances and were all Tonto men. Another circumstance connecting j Armstrong alias Rogers with the train robbery was the finding of a Gila county poll tax receipt issued to "O. Sogers'" Armer is as noncommunicative on the sebject of the crime as ever though he talks freely to the prisoners on other subjects. His condition was greatly improved yesterday. He was able to walk about the jail apparently little the worje for his rough experience of the day before. Dr. Hughes who has had charne of him turned him over to County rhvsician Mahoney. He will be removed to Florence as soon as the physician thinks advisable. Removal of Troops not plated. There seems to have been a misunder standing concerning the purpose of the War department to remove the troops from Ban Carlos. A. copy of tbe general order issued from the office of the adju tant general U. S. A. dated September 15 was received yesterday by Adjutant General Schwartz. It describes . the changes intended by the war depart ment and includes Fort Bowie in the list of those posts to be abandoned. San Carlos is to be transformed into a sub-post to Fort Grant, a change which does not involve the removal of the troops from the reservation or a neces sary reduction of the force already there. The order makes a tweeping enange in the location of troops throughout the United S .ates. Many which have been stationed in the east will be transferred to the northwest chiefly to the Depart ment of the Platte and their places will be taken by Boldiers who have been roughing it on the plains and mountains The numerous transfers do not affect the troops stationed in this territory $500 FOR A MURDERER. Meat Jtfarite. 0. K. MARKET. CHOICE CUTS OF MEAT AT LOWEST PRICK. A. WEILER. PROPRIETOR. Corner Washington and Third Sts. Opp. Lemon Hotel. PHCENIX, AEIZ. Heat Market. And all kinds of Fresh and Cured Meats r and oausage. Kept in Cold Storage. Family orders promptly deuverea. Chas. Kraft, Washington Market, Next the Dairy. Reward Paid Yesterday for the Cap ture of Jose B. Marques. The reward of f-500 offered by the governor for the capture of Jose Ber nardino Maraues was ordered paid yes terday to K. H. Cameron of Flagstaff and a warrant was diawn and sent to him. About a year ago Marques mur dered Thomas Gradv in a sheep camp fifty miles north of flagstaff and sue ceeded in making his escape. He was indicted for murder last October and a reward was offered. Cameron after a long search or long waiting located him in New Mexico and procured his extra dition last August. He was tried be fore Judge Hawkins at the last term ol court in Coconino county, convicted of murder and. sentenced to Yuma for life. German Pythians Will Not Secede. Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 2. Since' the recent mass meeting of Knights of Pythias in this city, at which action was taken upon the matter of the German ritual, the German lodges in this state have held separate meetings and have indorsed the action of the general council. They deplore the circulation broadcast of the report that they at any time contemplated withdrawing from the order. Coin and Bullion. Sas Francisco, Oct. 2. Silver bars, per oz., 62Js 63 ; Mexican dollars, 53 53K. A Rabbit Department. People who object to a multiplicity of departments in the government, says the New York Tribune, should be thankful that they do not live in New Zealand, where, in addition to the usual state divisions, there is the rab bit department, which is the most im portant of the lot. It has the organi zation and equipment of forces and the- planning of campaigns against the rabbits, which, if not kept under con trol, would overrun and devastate the south island. The need of this depart ment is shown by the fact in the last five years about sixty-four million rabbit skins have been exported, and it is estimated that nearly three hun dred million animals were killed to ob tain that number of skins. In spite of this wholesale slaughter the number of bunnies is constantly increasing, and the handling of the numerous multi tude of animals is an undertaking re quiring both judgment and force. Brlolc. B RICK CHEAP WM. REILLY & BRO., At Wm. Cox's Old Tard South of Depot Phcenix. Give us a chance to figure before purchasing elsewhere. 8talle. GOLDEN EAGLE Livery Stable. Whon in need of a good team or place to keep your horse call on us STURGES & STURGES. Third St. , rear of Lemon house. I51PLEMENTS. Mixed. Taints. Commercial Dinine Room. The Commercial hotel dining room after being closed during the summer has reopened under the management of W. D. Dodenhott. It nas Deen thoroughly renovated. The culinary department has been Bubject to a complete overhauling in the course of which no expense has been spared to place it in the best po?sible condition. It will be presided over by a competent and skillful chef who cannot fail to please all who will but try this favorite dining room. No pains will be spared to make the Commercial first class in respect to both food and service. For Over Fifty Years. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for children teething. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allayB all pain, cures wind colic and is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty five cents a bottle. Going to Need Any MIXED PAINTS For your House or Carriage? Talk k Hubbard HAVE THE BEST. Lodging. ILuncli Counter. 25c BEDS 50i HENRY E. KEHliP & CO., Headquarters for all kinds of Apu ural iranlemen Sole Agents for the World-renowned COLUMBUS BUGGIES Carts, Phaetons and Surreys. Also a full line of Heavy and Light Express and Farm Wagons. First Street Opposite City Hall. ItEAL, E8TATE. GEO. B. PERKINS Cow Washingrton and Wall Sts. P. 0. Box 323. Phoenix, A.riz. AT THE STAR LODGING HOUSE No. 47 Jackson and First 8ts., Two blocks south of city hall. IT. RIXEN, Prop. ARIZONA MORMONS. A Surprising Showing in Member ship and Wealth. Official statistics concerning church membership in the territory of Arizona tontain some interesting and surprising figures which show the membership and wealth of the Mormon church to be greater than those of al. others com bined. The figures are Btrictly reliable having been made up from reports from t he various etakes. Turft are 49 ministers and 32 churehf s with a membership of 6.631 or ene-twelfth of the white population. The value of church property is $27,000 nd there are 2,601 Sunday school chil dren. During the past year the in crease in church membership has been 430. AL. WILLIAMS Has purchased the Commercial Cafe CENTER STREET, Will run ft First class place. Motto: Cleanli ness and prompt attention. Everyone knows Al. He will treat yon even better now that he is working for himself. Will Op on October 5. Investments. INVEST- MENT. Barber Shop. The Fashion Barber Shop. FRANK SHIRLEY, Proprietor. LADIES' WORK DONE AT THE SHOP OR RE8IDENCE NEATEST BATH ROOM8 IN THE CITY OPPOSITE THE OPERA HOUSE. TJlacKsmitli. W. M. WILSON, I make a specialty of sound Investment real estate in PtuBnix anil vicinity. In every case the return is good and the safe ty of the principal will be absolute. Jf you have from $100 to $10,000 to invest geeuieoryou may miss a good opportu nity. PLANK, 33 So. Center St. The Old Burger Stand, First Ave. , -Tvrpy"Ti AS there Beems to be no 1M J J -Lv-Tj. regular price existing anion? the blackimiiths of this place 1 shall from this date work for the for the following prices: Plain Shoeing per Head $1 00 Rough Shoeing -' 1 50 Tire setting V- 50 to 3 00 Plow Pointing 50c to 75 Sharpening -Oto 30 Other Work in Proportion I want a list of your property. It makes no difference where it is, so that it is in the Salt Eiver Valley. I can sell all grades, whether cheap lots, choice residence lots, business lots or acreage. It costs you nothing if I do not sell. Carriage at door. No trouble to show property. I now have buyers for both city and country property IMPROVED and UNIMPROVED ' and can guarantee satisfaction to both prop erty owners and investors. IVtoney Loaned on first-class security at reasonable rates. Borrowers and lenders are invited to give me a call. GEO. B. PERKINS Fliaenix, - Ariz.