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ARIZONA REPUBLICAN FOURTH YEAR. TIKENIX, ARIZONA, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1894. VOL. V. NO. 125. ROBBERY! Another Express Train Is Held Up by Bandits. This Time it Is in the Far East. IS Seven Men Accomplish the Job Easily. The Frightened Passen ' gers Cowed. And the Trainmen Sub jected Without , Trouble. The Express Messenger Being Given Just Thirty Seconds to Open the Safe Loses No Time in Com plying. By tha Associated Press. . Washington, Oct. 13. A gang of seven men held up the northbound ex press train oh the Richmond, Freder icksburg & Potomac railroad at Quan tico last night. The robbers secured about $200,000. Dynamite was explod ed under the express car. The mes senger opened the door. It is believed that several of the gang were railroad men. They uncoupled the engine from the balance of the train and sent it run ning wild. Col. J. M. Scherlford, a newspaper man who was on the train at the time of the holdup, said when the train was near Quantico, on the Virginia side, it was stopped by 'one of the masked rob bers, evidently the captain of the gang, and from the manner of the arranging of signals for stopping the train, it was evident that several of the gang were experienced railroad men. There were at least six or seven masked men in the party. When the alarmed passengers crowded out of the cars to see w.hat was the matter the robbers fired a perfect fuailade of shots to intimidate them and frighten the railroad men. The robbers rifled the express car in short order and some of the desperadoes even went so far as to converse in a clever daring fashion with the passengers and train men. Some of the train men thought they got away with at least $150,000. The express messengers did their best to prevent the robbers from getting into the car, but the dynamite and revol vers were enough to make any man weaken. They threatened to kill the messengers on the spot if they refused to open the safe, and when the captain of the gang gave them just thirty sec onds to get to work the men gave in. Found a Skeleton. Shelbyvillb, Ind., Oct. 13. While working in a gravel pit on the farm of W. H. Harrellof Brandy wine Township this morning Elsey Ensminger and Ed. Harrell unearthed a human skleton of a person of large stature. The position of the bones indicated that the person had been buried in a sitting poBture. Who the person was and how the re mains came there as a myBtery, but rumor has revived the story of Bill Dougherity's sudden disappearance several years ago. Bill was a strange personage. No one knew his business nor his nativity, yet he had plenty of money and always spent it freely with the boys. He was a person of large stature and unuBual conversational ability. None of the sports suffered when he was in the city. He suddenly disappeared and has never been heard of since. It is now thought that be was murdered and his remains deposited in the gravel pit. A Novel Tournament. Austin. Tex.. Oct. 13 The cowboys had a hie lassoing tournament here thie afternoon, which was witnessed by a laree number. The cattle were from the prairies, were wild and vicious, and the sport was exciting. The time of roping, throwing and tieinz ranged from one minute, eleven reconds. to one minute and thirtv-ight seconds. A spectator was run over by a cowboy and furiously inured. Wet weather here during the three past weeks has injured cotton and planters assert that the crop will fall short r,f that of last year. Brazos cotton planters say that the plants are rank and weedy and are not squaring and boiling. Buyers here as sert that the crop will be enormous and generally exceed that, of last year. Per sonal observation and trustworthy in formation is to the contrary. GRAND LODGE. California Masons Hold Their Regu lar Annual Meeting. San Francisco, Oct. 13. The Grand Lodge of Masons concluded its session today. The following is the list of ap pointed officers: Grand chaplain, Jus tui M. Hinman ; grand orator, Eugene N. Duprey; assistant -grand secretary, Andrew M. Hendrey; grand lecturer, Harvey C. Bush; grand marshal, Owen S. Henderson; grand standard bearer, Edward H. Percey; grand eword bear er, Harry A. Keller; grand Bible bear er, Frederick W. Lncas ; senior grand deacon, Wallace Kay; junior grand deacon, Samuel Prager; senior grand (steward, Thoa. J. Richards; junior grand steward, William H. Cureon ; grand pursuivant, John M. Boyd; grand organist, Samuel D,. Mayer; grand tyler, James Oeleaby. The lodge ad journed until the second Tuesday in October, 1895. . CLARET PUNCHES". The Venders Must Pay a Govern ment License. San Fbancisco, Oct. 18. United 8tates revenue authorities here have begun a campaign against the confec tioners who, for a long time, have dis pensed claret punches and other -mild bevera?eB to fashionable women who flock to their parlors every afternoon and evening, but none of them have ever paid government liquor tax. a special revenue agent recently visited all these places and under threats of ar rest compelled the proprietors to take out licenses and pay considerable amounts for licenses tr. at should have been taken out heretofore. BROKE HIS NECK. Killed by Falling From a Louis ville Train. He Stole a Ride but Fell From the Train and Now Goes on a Longer Journey. By the Associated Press. Harrodsbukg, Ky., Oct. 13. George Fallis, a white man, 33 years old, was instantly killed today at noon at the curve of the Louisville Southern, one mile this side of Burgin. He had stolen a ride on the mixed train No. 32 that passed through this place and had ridden four miles when he fell off the train breaking his neck and fracturing his skull. He has been an employe of theDowling Bros., distillers, for several years, and leaves a wife and three small children. The coroner's jury re turned a verdict, exonerating the rail road officials ef all blame. Officers on Trial. Boston, Mass., Oct. 13. Lieutenant Chas. W. Hunt, Sergeant Jas. P. Kee lan, Sergeant Clarence A. Swan and Patrolman Barney Murray, of police station 11 in the Dorchester district, were placed on trial before the police commissioners today, charged with not apprehending James G. Paul, who shot Eleanor Whitfield in Dorchester, Friday night, two weeks ago. Paul, who was well known to the officers, was at large for six days, when he gave himself up. He said he was hiding in his boarding house when the officers searched the house, and had not been out of the dis trict since the shooting. The hearing before tne board is private. All the Money Raised. Hiawatha, Kan., Oct. 13 At a mass meeting of the citizens of Hiawatha and surrounding country, held in the opera house this evening.the $50,000 stock asked for by the Pullman club was raised . I resident Myer of the Pullman club, informed the citizens that he would have thirty mechanics leave Pull man for Hiawatha immediately. Over 300 stockholders who have lots of back ing compose the company. 2:07. Fastest Pacing Record Ever Made on the Coast. Santa Ana, Cal., Oct. 13. The fast est heat ever paced this aide of the Rocky Mountains was made today by Silkwood, who went the mile in 2 :07. RESUME WORK. Cloakmakers' Strike Is About Settled. Three Thousand Have Returned to Work. Others Will Follow Soon as the Contracts Are Signed. Justice Barondess Who Presided at a Meeting of the Strikers Has the Matter In Hand. By the Associated Press. Nkw York, Oct. 13. About 3,000 cloakmakers returned to . work today and before night it is believed 5,000 more will follow. Justice Barondess presided at a meeting of the strikers at which it was decided to deal individu ally with the firms. The moment the representative of the firm signs the contract Barondess issues orders for the men formerly employed there to return to work. YUMA DEMOCRATS. A Full County and Legislative Ticket Named. Mike Nugent Renominated for the Council. Greenleaf Runs Again for Sheriff. , By the Associated Press. Yuma, Arizona Territory, Oct. 13 The Democratic county convention has made the following nominations: Coun cil, M. J. Nugent; representative. R. M. Straus; sheriff, M. Greenleaf ; re corder, M. L. Pool; treasurer, W. L. Hopkins; probate juuge, Geo. M. Knight ; district attorney, Sam Purdy ; surveyor, D. E. Beatty ; supervisors, A. Modesti and H. B. Hinds. Slew His Child. New Brunswick, Oct. 13. Lawrence R. Hoffman, a farmer of Highstown, went home in a drunken rage last night. He attacked his wife, but she beat him back. He then rushed outaide to secure an axe. He chased his wife up stairs into the sleeping room. Then he threw the axe at . her. It flew wide of its mark and struck the three-year-old child who was sleeping in a crib. The heavy axe slashed an ugly wound in the child's abdomen. Seeing what he had done, Hoffman rnehed from the house, but later returned to give him self up. The child died this morning. CORBETT WILL FIGHT. Says That He Will Surely Meet Fitzsimmons. If the Fight Is Prevented In Florida it Will Occur In New Orleans. By the Associated Press. Buffalo, Oct. 13. J. J. Corbett said to a reporter today: "Nothing Bhall prevent the fight with. FitzBimmous. In the event the fight is prevented in Florida I will go to New Orleans. There will be a meeting even if it is for no more than for a five dollar note." WOULDN'T PUNGLE. A San Francisco Lawyer Narrowly Escapes Death. San Francisco, Oct. 13. H. H. Low enthal, a well known attorney, was shot at in hiB office this morning by J. T. Emerson, an ex-convict who has served time in San Quentin for jury bribery. Emerson claims he went to the peni tentiary to shield Lowentbal, who promised to give him $1,000 and a cigar store whea he served his term. Lowen thal, although unhurt, narrowly escaped death. Bank RobDer Captured. Indianapolis. Ind., Oct. 13. A posse of 100 armed men, assisted by blood hounds, last evening captured one of the men who robbed the Bloomfield bank in Greene county Wednesday night. The rest of the robbers retreated after a hot fight. The captured robber, who was wounded, gave his name as Charles Rivers of Indianapolis, and still had $1,100, his share of the Bloom field bank plunder. The sheriff, with the greater part of the posse, assisted by the bloodhounds, continued the pur suit. O. W. Sbreyer is cashier of the bank and says $6,000 will hardly cover their loss. The Deadly Folding Bed Again. Skbalia, Mo., Oct. 13. Mrs. J. R. Farsons, wife of a railroad conductor, met with an accident last night that will prove fatal. She had locked the door to her apartment and was prepar ing to retire. In attempting to lower her folding bed, the bed clothes caught in the sliding headboard and her weight caused the bed to topple forward and close. Mrs. Parsons was caught be tween the bed and badly crushed in ternally Her cries attracted attention on the street, and only after breaking down the door to her bed chamber was she liberated. A Retrograding State. The population of Vermont was 330,551 in 1S70, 233,2S6 in 1880, and 332, 422 in 1S90. In other words, the state has been practically stationary for twenty years, and during the decade preceding 1890 the gain was only 136 souls. As Burlington, Rutland, Barre and some other large towns had sev eral thousand more inhabitants in 1891 than in 1880, the smaller towns and the rural communities, of course, lost ground, and the extent of the loss is illustrated in such facts as that during this- period the number of farms shrank from 35.522 to 32,573, the total acreage from 4,882,588 to 4,795,G36 and the im proved acreage from 3,286,461 to 2,655, 943, while the unimproved acreage in creased from 1,596,127 to 1,729,703, and is now larger than in 1850. HOW ABOUT IT? Julia A. Smith Takes Cardinal Gibbons to Task. She Replies to the Cardinal's Late Attack on Woman Suffrage Thinks He Should Study. Br the Associated Press. Chicago, Oct. 13. Dr. Julia Holmes Smith, Democratic nominee for trustee of the Illinois State University, in an interview today on Cardinal GibbonB' attack on woman's suffrage, eaid: "In support of hie idea, the cardinal recites the words of a Grecian ruler : 'I command Athene. Athens rules the world, and my wife rnles me ; therefore, she rules the world.' - :' "Perhaps, had the cardinal investi gated his Grecian history more care fully, he would have discovered that it was not the wife that ruled or gov erned. The man whom Aspasia gov erned had a wife and family at home. Thus it has been, and Cardinal Gibbons would do well to study the history of Aspasia." AN INDIAN SAW THEM. The Sunday Morning Ride of the Three Train Robbers. The theory that five men were en gaged in the Maricopa train robbery is about to be disturbed. An Indian ha- been found who saw three men on Sun day morning before the robbery riding in . the direction of Maricopa. The horses they rode, two grays and a bay, correspond in color with those captured by Sheriff Mur phy and Deputy Sheriff Widmer. The three men were riding from the direction of the camp where Armer was afterward captured. The Indian's attention was more par ticularly attracted to the horsemen by reason of the fact that white men are seldom seen on that road. Henry Morgan will have the Indian in town this morning to meet Detective Will Smith and examine a photograph of Rogers for identification. If the identification is complete it will be pretty well established that the three men were alone engaged in the robbery. The result of it will be favorable to O'Brien since it is certain that he is not one of the three who rode back after the robberv. A MISSING TRADER. Brother of a German Military Offcer Lost in Northern Arizona. An inquiry was received at the office of Territorial Secretary Bruce concern ing Herman Wolf, a trader among the Indians in the neighborhood of Canyon Diablo. The inquiry comes from A. Wunthal, imperial German consul gen eral at San Francisco. A brother of the missing man is Major General Wolf, of Dresden, Germany, who had applied to the Kaiserlich Deutches KonBulatat San Francisco. He stated that for nearly a year no letter had been received from his brother who had before that written regularly. His relatives are in the greatest anxiety about him, fearing that he may have become the victim of a crime. Herr Wunthal desires that an inquiry concerning Wolf be made from the sec retay's office. Trie only person who could be found in Phoenix yesterday who knew any thing of Wolf was Phil Brennan, of Goldberg Bros. He knew him well but had heard nothing of him for several years. He wrote to his brother, Dr. D. J. Brennan, of Flagstaff, last night, re questing him to ascertain the where abouts or possible fate of the missing trader. Coin and Bullion. San Francisco, Oct. 13. Silver bars, per oz., 63).(6338 ; Mexican dollars, 5S 53'. NO POLITICS. The University at Berke ley Is Non-Partisan. Budd Not Permitted to Speak There. Republicans Kicked and That Stopped the Proceedings. The Scheme Prohibited Though Budd Is a Graduate of This Insti tution of Learning. By the Associated Press. Oakland, Oct. 13 Some days ago the Democratic students at Berkeley started a movement to invite James Budd, Democratic candidate for gov ernor, to visit the university and ad dress them, and a reception committee was appointed. Several of the mem bers of the committee were Republi cans. They objected and appealed to the regents, who have issued an order prohibiting the reception which was projected because Budd is a graduate of the university. REPUBLICAN RALLY. An Encouraging Night at the Tempe Republican Meeting. The Republican meeting at Tempe attracted a large and earnest crowd from all points on the south side. A special train from Pbuenix took many , over but as the meeting was of a some Thai local character the audience was mainly a south side one. Among the speeches was a stirring and effective one by Mr. C. M. Frazier. Ne rly all the county candidates were present and presented their claims for support. The manner in which they were re ceived by the crowd indicates that the ticket will not suffer on that side of the river. :- ". ; ;', The Phoenix Precinct Glee club elicited warm applause. The Democrats were at Mesa and Candidate Herndon made his maiden speech in the Maricopa county cam paign. Other speakers were Hon. J. F." Smith of Prescott, Judge Campbell, Col. B. J. Franklin and Frank Col. MANIFOLD JUSTICE Two Cases in the Same Court at the Same Time. Justice Johnstone dispensed justice yesterday in Gatlicg gun fashion. Part of the time two cases were in pro gress, and court was being held in two different places. The justice could not, of course, be in two places at the same time, for that ie held to be as impossi ble a feat as the occupation at the same time of the same plnee by two bodies. But while the jury in one place was in deliberation, another jiry was hearing evidence elsewhere in another case. The case of Aslier va Purdy, forcible detainer, was decided by a jury in favor of the defendant. In the caea of H. S Dunn and R. C. Baker azainst the Hudson Reservoir and Irrigation comimny, judgments were rendered for the plaintiffs. In these cases the defendant ia represented by H. C. Mfigne, who is putting up a cheerful fight, and one which the bar pronounces remarkably able and in genious considering the fact hat. it ie made without a scrap of evidence, either oral or documentary. A NOVEL EXHIBITION. Mrs. A. M. Lee's Grand Millinery Opening. The millinery opening, together with an art exhibition is a" novel feature which, introduced by Mrs. A. M. Lee, cannot fail to be a success, judging from the past openings, wLich have always been artistic and original. Each lady is invited to display any work of art which she may possess, and will be allowed the privilege of voting as to which work of art deserves the prize an elegant hat. The opening will commence on the evening of tha 18th and continues Fri day and Saturday. As space is limited, it will be well to enter exhibits as early as possible. All work must be in by the 17th. THE PENITENTIARY. Late Report of the Prison Com missioners. The report of the board of prison commissioners has been received by Governor Hughes. It shows that the per capita cost of the prisoners has been reduced lower than ever before in the history of the institution notwithstand ing the addition of many improvements. It approves the efforts made in the direction of securing perfect discipline. The work of Secretary McKean is highly commended as is also that of his pre decessor in office Eugene J. Trippel. The board recommends the pardon of G. W. Rood and also that of Isadore Licano for the purpose of restoring him to citizenship. In the case of convicts King Ussery, Nels Hansen and Jesse Castillo the board recommends commutations.