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FOURTH YEAR. PIICENIX, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1894. VOL. V. NO. 124. $50,000 in Gold Coin Secured by-Bandits. A Most Daring and Suc cessful Robbery. REWARD OF $10,000. Two Men Loot a South ern Pacific Exprpss. They Leave No Clue as to Their Identity. The Engine Uncoupled and the Robbers Steam Away With Their Booty. They Are Supposed to Have Formerly Been Railroad Men but the Job Is Done So Smoothly That the Officers Are Baffled: By t&e Associated Press. San Fkancisco, Oct. 12. The bandits who held up the Southern Pacific over land train a few miles west of Sacra mento last night and looted Wella Fargo Co's. express car secured over $50,000. They seem to have eluded the officers and escaped with their plunder, which was nearly all in gold coin and conse quently a heavy burden. Beyond the mere supposition that the bandits are railroad men who have been in the employ ot the company, the pursuing officials have little to work upon. The astounding success of the holdup was not known till this afternoon. Earlier reports of the robbery gave the amount of money taken aa $15,000. When in quiry was made this morning at the general offices of Wells-Fargo in this city Manager Cooper declined to state how much plunder the robbers had secured, declaring that it waB simply a matter between the expresB company and the consignees of the treasure. He refused positively to give any in formation on that point. The truth came out, however, when the Southern Pacific company issued a circular offer ing a reward of $10,000 for the arrest of the two robbers and the recovery of the plunder. In this circular it is stated the bandits plundered the express car of over 150,000 in gold. The circular announces that the Southern Pacific company and Welle, Fargo & Co. will pay $2,500 for the capture of each rob ber and $5,000 for the recovery of the money, or a proportionate amount for any part of the whole. The Details. Sacramento, Oct. 12. The east bound overland due here at 9 :30 last night was held up by robbers between here and Davisville, at the sheep camp crossing. Four sacks of coin were Becured from the express car, Engineer Jack Price barely escaping with his life. Engi neer Bill Scott of the Ogden overland that left San Francisco at 6 p. m and his fireman, were forced, at the muzzle of rifles, to carry the coin sacks from the express car to the engine. The rob bers uncoupled the engine and rode off with the booty. The robbers waylaid the track walker on his bicycle at 9 o'clock and tied him hand and foot, robbed him of $5 and left him helpless by the side of the track. The robbers signaled No. 3 with the track walker' lamp. Scott slowed up, hut did not etop till the explosion of dynamite bombs under the engine showed him it was useless to further risk the engine. Two robbers from either side of the engine jumped on and began shooting. The engineer and fireman were forced to uncouple the train in the rear of the express car. They then forced the engineer to run five miles with only the two forward cars. The balance of the train remained at the sheep camp in clanger of being telescoped by the Oregon train ; in the rear. Then the express car was robbed, the messenger being forced to open the door on peril of Scott being killed, the robbers holding dynamite bombs over him. There was a quantity of treasure on the car which the robbers did not secure. The bodies of Scotland Lincoln are full of bruises from proddings received from the robbers' rifles. There is great ex citement and many men are scouring the country in every direction and it is scarcely possible for the robbers to es cape. The taller robber had long slender hands, as of one unused to work and the short one SDoke in a de cided Irish brogue. They are evidently railroad men. A SAN DIECAN ABROAD. After Ostriches He Has an Experi ence With Double Easles. Chicago, Oct. 12. When the world's tair closed laBt November W. H. Bent ley, manager of the ostrich farm on the midway, took his birds to Europe and exhibited them in several cities. His farm was also one of the midway fea tures at the Antwerp exposition, but owing to poor business he sold his ex hibit to Hagenbeck, the animal dealer. He then started for his home at San Diego, Cal. Bentley was on the B. : fc O. train coming into Chi cago last night when two con fidence men entered at south Chi cago and took the seat behind him. One bad some $20 gold pieces for which he wanted bills and Bentley accommo dated him. But in a few minutes the stranger decided that he did not want the bills and asked Bentley to return the gold. Bentley handed it to him and was given what he supposed was the same amount in bills. Without counting the money he put it into bis pocket-book. Soon after the strangers walked through, to the smoker. The porter had noticed the transaction and he a pbed Bentley to look at his purse and see if be had not been swindled. Bentley counted the money, and to his surprise there was only $9 in the roll. Two special agents of the road were on the train and they arrested the men. Bentley's money wbb recovered. MA REPUBLICANS. A Splendid ;County and Legis lative Ticket. The Democratic Campaign Opens With a Chill and Remains Cold To the End. Special to The Republican. Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 12. The Yuma County Republicans held an enthusias tic convention on Wednesday evening. The ticket selected is excellent and will be elected by a majority that befits the banner Republican county of the ter ritory. The ticket nominated is F. D. Ewing, for councilman ; Carpenter, for assem blyman; Ingalls, for treasurer; Oroste, for sheriff; Kedondo, for recorder; Huson, for district attorney; Gan dolfo and Graham for supervisors. On Monday night Judge Jos. Camp bell and S. M. Franklin addressed a Democratic meeting. The usual chill wa6 the result until H. C. Davis, the Populist, by repeated questiens, which Mr. Campbell could not answer, anger ed the judge. The judge then abused the Populists to the great delight of his Democratic hearers. The Republicans of Yuma are very confident of a majority of 70 to 75 for the whole ticket. WOMAN SUFFRAGE. The Proper Sphere of the Fair Sex Is In the Home. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 12. The ser mon of Cardinal Gibbons, at the cathe dral today, was addressed particularly to the women, and tonight the cardi nal took occasion to express his views on woman suffrage. He said in part : "Today we honor the queen of saints, the Virgin Mary. I think the dispas sionate student of history will acknow ledge that women is indebted to the ex ample of Mary for her elevated position in social and domestic life. The church declares that woman is the peer and equal of man.) Almighty God in his dis tribution of gifts, makes no distinction on account ot race, previous condition or sex. The proper sphere of woman is in the home, and the more influence she gains in public life the more she will lose in private life. While the men are the sovereigns of the country their wives command them, and, there fore, exert a controlling power. Above all things take care of your homes." THE WOMEN IN IT Women of San Bernar dino Nominate a Ticket. A Full List of Candidates Are Selected. Convention Run in a Usual and Orderly Manner. The Nominations Made From the Four Tickets Already In the Field. By the Associated Press. San Bernardino, Cal., Oct. 12. The women of San Bernardino met in con vention today and nominated a full county ticket, selecting candidates from the four tickets in the field. It purportB to be non-partisan, but the temperance element predominated and the candidates were chosen with that quality in view. . , . The convention consisted of sixty-five delegates and was run in a creditable manner. ' POLITICAL ASSESSMENTS. An investigation bv the Commission Ordered. By the Associated Press. Washington, Oct. 12. Investigations will ennn ha mHilfl hv the civil service commission of charges of assessment of office holders for campaign purposes in Ban Francisco ana also unaago. Orders for investigation pf the al leged assessments in Philadelphia have already been announced, and the com mission will detail agents to make in VHRtieations in each of the cases where complaints have been made. Official statements will be sent to civil service boards in Chicago 8nd Pittsburg, warning office holders that they need not contribute to the cam paign funds, and assuring them of pro tection from molestation for refusal to comply with assessment demands. A CLOSE CALL. , The Would-Be Victim of a Lynching Bee Is Saved. Mapsillon, O., Oct. 7. At Dalton, a village north of Massillon, an attempt was made la6t night to lynch a man named Weitner. The rope was ad- justed and the fellow jerked off his feet; I but cooler heads persuaded .the mob to I spare his lite. Weimer confessed that his wife and daughter nau tried to onrn the bouse which was owned by Edward Houghton, proprietor , of the Dalton pottery. Houghton had discharged Weimer and the latter swore vengeange. Dalton people are positive that Weimer applied the match that burned the business portion of the village and ren dered forty families homeless just a month ago. He all but confessed the crime last night. Weimer will be held for trial and if convicted of firing the town will be lynched without delay. HENEY ON THE DEFENSIVE. His Speech at Blsbee Creates No Enthusiasm. Special to The Republican. Bisbee, Ariz., Oct. 12. The Demo cratic campaign opened hers last night. General Heney's speech was tame, lame and productive of no enthusiasm what ever. He seemed on the defensive all the time and his effort was labored. The Republicans are jubilant and pleased with the opportunity to expose the unfair methods of Heney and his administration. BLOOMERS IN SKIFFS. Two Young Ladies Row a Sculling Match. Twenty Thousand People Gather in St. Louis to Get a Look at the Fair Contestants. By the Associated Press. St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 12. Over 20,000 people were at Forest Park today to Bee the exhibition sculling match between Miss Tillie Ashley of Hartford, Con., and Miss Mosentheim of St. Louis. The race was on the park lake, over a straightaway course, exactly a quarter of a mile in length. After some trouble the scullers got away in excellent shape, Miss Ashley, who wore black silk shirt and trunks, had the inner side of the course, while the St, Louis girl chose the outer. She was dressed in pink and purple. What was expected to result in a pretty con test was marred within 150 yards after the flag fell. While the course was a perfect straightaway, owing to the curves in the bank, it was rather con fusing to the rowers. As a consequence, Miss Ashley was soon out of the line, and before she had time to discover her error, was almost upon the eastern bank. She tried to pull out into posi tion again, but had lost too much time and ground and Miss Mosentheim rowed across the deciding line an easy winner in one minute and forty three seconds, Next Sunday the two female scullers will race on the Mississippi for the female championship of the United States, over a course of a mile and a half in length. OBEYED THE LAW. Levi P. Morton Says He Has Not Violated It. New York, Oct. 12. Hon. Levi P. Morton says in reference to the etory published that he had violated the con tract labor law in bring from Europe John J. Howard to act as his assistant coachman, that Howard is in his em ploy as a household servant, which he considers Btrictly within the statutes as bis duties are confined to services rendered to his family. Dun's Weekly Review. New York, Oct. 12. B. G. Dun & Co.'s Weekly Keview of Trade, which issues tomorrow, will eay: In refer ence to failures for the week ending October 4, show liabilities of $1,714,274 of which $850,885 are of manufacturing and $892,391 of trading concerns. There have been 211 in the United States against 293 last year. The Diamond Joe Road. HotSprinqs, Oct. 12. A. St. Louis paper contains an article announcing the sale of the Hot Springs railroad, the "Diamond Joe" short line between this city and Malvern, to G. A. J. Milair, president of the Southwestern Pacific company, and that the change of ownership took place several days ago. The correspondent oalled upon General Auditor Fred Bill, of the Hot Springs road, this morning and showed him the paper. Mr. Bill promptly dis claimed any knowledge that such a deal had been made or that it was even pending. Bolted to the Republicans. Middleville, Mich., Oct. 12. M. W. Jordon, after declining the nomination for lieutenant governor and resigning the chairmanship of the Barry county Democratic committee, has renounced his allegiance to the Democratic party and unites with the Republican party, declaring that he has "lost all hope and confidence in the Democratic party and its ability to legislate in the interest of a people like ours." He is especially bitter over the present pension policy t and says he believes the., Republican party has to ability the properly deal with the silver question. A NEW TRIAL. The Judgment Against ' , Is Reversed. Sage William Laldlow Must Go To the Ex pense ana Trouble of An other Long Trial. By the Associated PreBS. New York, Oct. 12. The Bupreme court has reversed the judgment for $25,000 obtained by William Laidlaw, against Russell Sage for damages, sus tained by him in the dynamite explo sion perpetrated by Henry A. Norcross, two years ago, and ordered new trial. Mall Robbers. St. Joseph, Mo., Oct. 12. A myster ious mail robbery has taken place on the Hannibal and St. Joseph postoffice car, but just where to place the blame is not known. The through registered mail from Chicago has been relieved of nineteen registered packages, but the amount contained in them cannot be learned. An investigation is now going on here. Wants Alimony. Topeka, Kan., Oct. 12. A motion is being argued in the district court today to compel Mrs. Lelia Z. Rapier to sup port her divorced husband, William B. Rapier. The case is an unusual one and has been in the district court more than a year. For many years Mr. and Mrs. Rapier lived on a farm west of Topeka, which is valued at $12,500. The property all finally got into Mrs. Rapier's name. Then domestic trouble and a divorce resulted. Mr. Rapier is over 70 years of age, while his wife is not much over 50. Lawyer Isenhart says his client, Mr. Rapier, is com pletely destitute and will have to go to the poor house unless he can get a part of the considerable property alleged to be in bis wife's name. In Self Defense. Santa Rosa, Cal., Oct. 12. George Delhanty, who shot and killed A. J. Fitzgerald and Cero Caseres at Bodga, was acquitted today on the ground of self defense. An Early Morning Fire. About 1 :45 o'clock this morning a fire broke out in the Christian church parsonage on South Second street. The fire had made so great headway when it was discovered that the' fire department was unable to save it. It was occupied by Mrs. Mowry. The church on ore side and a house belonging to Gus Ellis on the other, were saved with difficulty. The loss was about $700. A FAKE. But a Pretty Story to Tell Nevertheless. Discovery of a Rival for the Mammoth Cave. What a Band of Prospectors Found Near San Diego. A Cavern In a Mountain of Vast Expanse and Lined With Bril liant Stalactites. By the Associated Pres. San Diego, Cal., Oct. 12 Capt. Free man and a party of prospectors a short time ago discovered a series of caverns in the rocky sides of Cajon Peak, a spar of the Cuyrmaca range, the extent of which they were unable to ascertain having no lights with them. Last Saturday a party was made up for the purpose of exploring the caves which were found to rival the Mae moth cave of Kentucky in interesting features as well aa in the size of the chambers. There are several extensive openings from either of which a vertical descent is made into a small chamber with several laterals extending from ten to one hundred and fifty feet to other chamber b, some of gigantic size. The roofs and floors are brilliant with stalactites and stalagmites. AT THE MOMENT. Respited Just as the Guards Are About to Shoot Htm. Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 12. A special from Tuskahouia, I. T., gives eenea tional particulars attending the in tended execution of Silas Lewis, one of the Wilburton, Choctaw, political" pris oners near that place yesterday.- Lewis was to have been shot todeaih,"3 o'clock being the hour set for bis. execution. A it arrangements were perfected. Tte. prisoner was heavily manacled. His arms being folded he had taken his seat on the death box, and the two guards stood ready, with rifles placed to their shoulders, to send the missiles of deatfs. into the prisoner's breast,, when a, courier rode up, his horse foaming with perspiration, and at a distance of 100 yards hailed the captain of the guard and ordered him to. stop proceedings. He conveyed an order from Judge Hal sou, respiting Lewis thirty days, ac cording to instructions from the interior department. Had the rider been oiao minute later bis order would have had to go above. This is the fourth respite Lewis has had. FOUR YOUNG CHILDREN Through Carelessness Cremated In a Burning Building. Florence, Ala., Oct. 12. Four voung children of John D. Chandler, colored, were cremated near Stnithsonia today. , Chandler lives on the Rowell place, fif teen miles from Florence. This morn ing about 5 o'clock he made a fire in the cooking fctove and shortly after wards left the houi-e. A few moment later his wife went to the spring for a backet of water, the I'aiioi'fcn being left in bed. When Chandler and his wife returned the house was in flames, and it was impossible to reach the children. The cremated children were too young to effect their own escape, the oldest being only fiv years. Not to Ride in Pullmans. Washington, Oct. 12. As one of the many afterclaps to the Pullman strike which are proving unpleasant as well as nnprofitable to the Pullmans, the Inter-State Democratic association, numbering perheps 2,000 voters from all parts of the country, passed a reso lution last night without a dissenting voice that none of its members return ing hame to vote should ride on a Pull man car. The resolution was offered by C. B. McDonald, a Chicago gentleman, who is the representative of Illinois in the association, and who holds a place in the government printing office. It is expected that some 200 Illinois men who hold positions there will go home Oct. 18 to remain until after election. Mr. McDonald resides m McGann's district; and looks forward to doing some hard work in McGann's cam paign. Arrived In Port. Boston, Mass., Oct. 12. The wrecked schooner. Laura V. Rose, of Philadel phia, arrived here thia afternoon. TUe Rose was wrecked Wednesday in Vine yard Sound and Captain Litch and the steward were drowned after being lashed for fifteen hours to the rigging. In the Asylum. San Francisco, Oct. 12. Anton Vital, the Santa Barbara murderer who has been declared insane, was brought over from San Quenttn today en route to the Stockton insane asylum.