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LOS ANGELES, THURSDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 18, 1894-
THE CAMPAIGN ORATORS.
Major Patton at San Luis
Obispo.
Pudd, Estee and Webster on
the Stump.
Opening: of the Thurston and Bryan
Joint Debate.
Governor AToKlnlay Going* to Malta a
Tour or ths South—Vice President
Stevenson Spaahs — Po
litioal Notes.
Special lo tho ITerald.
San Luis Obispo, Oct. 17. —Never be
fore boa tbere been aa much political
enthusiasm exhibited in San Luis
Obispo county'a capital aa was shown
tonight in honor of George S. Patton
and W. W. Phillips. The demonstration
was really an upriaing of the entire pop
ulation, without regard to party, to man
ifest approval of the gallant fight being
made in this part of the district by Mr.
Pe.tton on the question involved in tbe
approaching election, wbich ia whether
or not Southern Pacifio domination and
the tyrannical, lawless rule of the Btate
ehall be ended or not. Mr. Patton and
party arrived at 11 a. m., and were taken
at once to Port Harford, where tbe
government improvements were inspect
ed. This is nn open port at present, but
tbe people are fearful that it may some
time fall under tbe blighting influence
of the Southern Pacific. As the business
meu of tbe city feel quite confident of
Mr. Pattou's election, they were desirous
of having him inspect tbe breakwater in
order that he might be well posted iv
the needs and necessities of the port
when be would be called upon to act at
Washington.
During tiie afternoon many ranchers,
farmers and fruit growera came in from
the sourrounding country. By 7 p. m.
the streets of the city were crowded witb
people. Both men and women wore
rosebuds indicating tbat tbe object of
tbeir visit waa to participate in tbe
demonstration. At 7 o'clock a torch
light procession was formed ol 1000 men.
Headed by a band tbey paraded tbe
principal streets oi the city. Messrs,
Patton nnd Phillips marched, torch in
hand, ieading tbe procession. The en
thusiasm of the people knew no bounds.
The streets were lighted all along
the line of march by merchants
who burned red fire in front of their
places of business. By the time tho
procession arrived at the pavilion where
tbe meeting was hold, there were but
lew vacant seats left in the hall, and
when the gathering was called to order
tho building coutainod more people than
were ever seen in it before. Tbere waa
standing room on neither floor nor gal
leries.
Mr. Phillips was first introduced. He
made his pledge tbat if elected railroad
commissioner lie would vote to reduce
freights and fares at leaai 25 per cent.
Hia remarks were vigorously ap
plauded.
When Mr. Patton was presented the
assembled multitude gavo bim a wel
come such as be has received at no other
point in the district. Tbe cheers laaled
for several minutes, and then tbe crowd
broke out again in applause. The peo
ple here know Patton, for he baa ad
dressed them before. As coon as quiet
was restored be proceeded to deliver one
ol hm impassioned addresses, taking his
oft-explained position on tbe rail
road question. Tbe scathing ex
posure and condemnation ne gave
ol Southern Pacifio methods brought
forth round after round of applause.
Included in tbe audience were many
Populists and Republicans. Tbey were
impressed witb tbe fair and honest pre
sentation Patton made, for tbey listened
to him with intense interest throughout
tbe entire speech. He demonstrated
that the railroad company was seeking
to elect its tools to office by dividing the
people by party lines. He Baid that if it
conld come to tbe abatract propoaitiou
aa to whether tbe railroad company
should rule the Btate through its tools,
set up by a convention controlled by a
boss liko Burns, or whether honest men
should fill public places in tbe interest
of tbe people, the people would
win by 200,000 majority. But
tbe railroad company did not do
business that way. Tbey captured tbe
Rapublican state and congressional con
ventions and expected, by biding under
the clonk of those political organizations,
to doceive tbe people and secure a grip
on the atnte lor lour yeara longer, during
wbich they could continue their prac
tices of robbing tbe producers and ship
pers, crippling industries, setting at
defiance the laws ot the etate, and re
fusing tha appeala of the people for re
lief Irom an unjust transportation bur
den.
At the conclusion of his speech Mr.
Patton held a reception and was intro
duced to about 500 citizena. Tbe recep
tion at San Luis Obißpo waa tbe greatest
he has yet received.
BRYAN AND THURSTON.
Open lug of the Nebraska Statesmen's
Joint D.bat**,
Lincoln. Neb., Oct. 17.—The firet of
the joint debates on political issues, be
tween Hon. W. J. Bryan and Hon. J.M.
Thurßton, occurred here this afternoon.
It is estimated tbat 7000 people were in
Agricultural ball during tbe speaking.
Tbe whole stuto was represented aud
many from othor atatea were preßent.
The fact that both apeakors ore avowed
candidates for the United States senate
added to tbe interest of the occasion.
The reception given to tbe principal fig
ures of tbe afternoon waa hearty and en
thusiastic.
C. J. Stnythe of Omaha and John P.
Maul of Lincoln took turns iv presiding.
As Mr. Bryan waa to open the debate,
Mr, Smytbe made tbe opening state
ment. He atated tbe conditions of tbe
debate and asked respectful attention
to tbe speakers. Then ho introduced
Congressman Bryan, wbo was greeted
with cbeera. Tbe terms, of tbe debate
confined tbe speakers to no particular
topic.
Bryan touched chiefly on silver, in
come tax and Pacifio railroad indebted
ness. The income tax wae fair, and he
waa satisfied tbat the future would vin
dicate his judgment. As to the Pacific
railroads, it he were elected to the senate
he proposed to do hia best to have the
government mortgage foreclosed.
It wae ou tho silver issue that he waa
moat eloquent. He waa aure that the
white metal would be victoriona event
ually. Ho pointed to the gains it bad
receutly mado in ail parte of the coun
try os a vindication ol his position. Mr.
Bryan was cheered vocileronsly at the
conclusion of hia remarks.
.Mr. Thurston received a great ovation.
He is a graceful speaker and in a meas
ure has an advantage ovor his able op
ponent. His speech was more of a gen
eral nature than tbat of Bryan. He
confessed to be at a disadvantage in the
estimation of some in discussing the
Pacific railroada siuce he waa tbe attor
ney for tho leading company. Still he
wub confident that it has not to the ad
vantage of the people of tbe whole coun
try to bave the government foreclose its
second mortgage since it must first p»y
tbe enormous firet mortgage indebted
ne is.
Replying to Mr. Bryan's income tax
views, he was brief and deprecated the
measure, saying he believed it could not
endure. On silver tho speaker became
brilliant. After declaring, to the sur
prise oi gome, that he favored the free
coinage of tbe American production, be
pictured the enormous loads of foreign
while metal that would be dumpen into
thie country in the event of free coinage,
and at the close declared tbe idea was
perfectly preposterous.
Iv Mr. Ilryon'e closing reply he be
came personal, and denounced Thurßton
for his political acta of (tie past.
They apeak at Omaha tomorrow
nigbt.,
Candidates to Vote For.
San FitANcihco, Oct. 17. —Manager
Leeds of the California Traffic associa
tion hae issued an address to tbe people
of California, urging them to vote for
the aaeociiition's candidates for railroad
{Commissioners as the only means of ob
taining reduced freight rates.
Cator at Ventura.
Ventura, Oct. 17. —About 090 people
assembled in Armory ball this evening
to bear tho address of T. V. Cator. Quite
an able speech was delivered, mainly ou
finance, and listened to throughout with
much interest.
Estee at Auburn.
Auburn, Cal., Oct. 17. — Bonfires,
torchlight processions and music greetod
M. M. Estee here tonight. A big crowd
turned out to listen to his speech.
CENTItAC PACIFIO AFFAIRS.
English Bondholder* Acting on C. F.
Uniitltifrton's .'itlvUia. *
New York. Oct. 17. -Preaident C. P.
Huntington of the Central Pacifio com
pany, on being interviewed today on tbe
action of the mooting in London which
appointed a committee to protect tho
interests of Engliab stockholders of tbe
company said:
"There are a good many ebareholdera
in Europe, and there bave been many
inquiriea aa to what ia to be dene with
tbe firet mortgagee and tho claim of the
government, a email portion of which
comes due in 1805. I BUggeßt to them
that they had better send a com
mittee or some one over from
Europe to represent the Earopenn
shareholders. I understand they bave
appointed Sir Rivers Wilson for that
position. He is a gentleman I do uot
know, perKoually, but I understand he
is a very able man who will thoroughly
comprehend what is for tbo best inter
ests of tbe company and will assist ma
terially in making tcims with the gov
ernment and in securing a new loan on
the issue of a new sheet of coupons se
cured by the old first mortgage, which
new securities will be sold either to the
present stockholders or to others, the
old bondholders having the preference.
This matter has beou under discussion
for some time and seems now to have
assumed a definite chape."
St HIKING WGAVEItS.
The Trouble at Fall Klver, Mass., Not
Yn JKndad.
Fall River, Masa., Oct. 17. —A large
number of weavers employed in tbo
mille in the northern eocllon of tbe city
atruck today. Sagnmor mill, No. 8,
wbich on Monday had 2.380 looms run
ning, today has but 152, Weedmor
mill No, 2 is oporating 200 looms lees to
day than yesterday. It ia reported tbe
Narragansett mill will shut down entire
ly tonight.* This forenoon 5000 people
gathered at the Btrikbra' meeting at
South park, and 1000 weavers partici
pated in the parade which followed.
Four hundred women took part in tbe
procession.
TBI FRENCH IN MADAOABCAU.
M. da vniora' Ultimatum to tha Native
Grjverim-.au t.
Paris, Oot. 17.—The Estafotte eaya
the ultimatum conveyed to Antanna
ravo, by M. le Myre de Villera, the
French epecial commieaionera to Mada
gascar, stipulates that the French ahall
exercise au exclusive protectorate over
tbat country, and there shall be a per
manent French garrison atationed at
the Antauna river. Eight days were
allowed to Madagascar in wbich to make
a loply to tbe demands.
Every voter whose name is not on the
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this month.
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SOLDIERS FIRE ON A MOB.
Riot at Washington Court
House, 0.
Citizens Shot Down By State
Troops.
Three Men Killed and a Score of
Others Wounded.
The llaiiaora Dna to an Attempt to
Lynch a N.a*ro Raps Fiend.
Illttar Feeling Against
the Militia.
By lhe Associated Press,
Washington Court House, 0., Oct.
17. —Although Jasper Dolby, colored,
pleaded guilty today to outraging Mrs.
Mary C. Boyd in order to be rushed off
to tbe penitentiary {or protection, he
did uot get atarted in advance of the
indignant mobs. People were ewarming
into tbe town all day. The aheriff conld
not get (rom the jail to tbe depot alter
the prisouer bad been eentenced. A
little after (> o'clock tbe brut rush wns
made on tbe court bouse. A crowd of
determined men attempted to break
n the south door, while another
party charged on tbe militia at tbe north
door. Some one threw a atone at Col
onel Coit, and he cried out that at the
next stone thrown he wonld order the
men to fire. Tho crowd at tbe door waa
unable to effect an entrance. Tbe court
yard by this timo waa filled witb people,
"and cries ol "Give ua the nigger 1" and
curses against the militia filled tne air.
The crowd grew in size every minute.
Before tiring, Colonel Coit made a
speech asking the crowd to disperse, but
it wns received with jeers. The priaon
er was proßtrated from fear and lay cry
ing and moaning. Up to tbia time
Dolby and bia guard had been kept
prisoners in the court yard by the mob,
and then they made au attack. The
militia replied to them without
firing at firet, but another on
slaught waa made and the aoutb
door was forced open, Thie door
opens upon the atreet, which waa filled
with men, womon and children. The
detachment ol the gnard finally fired ou
the attacking party. None of the latter
wero hurt, bnt a dozen or more persons
in tbe street were struck. Two were
killed outright, and ionr more were
fatally wounded, one having diedjßince.
names or rrns victims.
Killed: Smith Welsh, aged 18, son
of a prominent grocer, ahot through the
bead.
Jessia Jnddy, aged 25, mechanic, ahot
through tho heart.
G. W. Johnson, ebot through the
stomach.
Wounded-—William Saver, aged 35,
mechanic, ahot through abdomen, will
die.
Theodore Ackerman, aged 22, artisan,
ebnt in tbe right thigh.
Dun Parrott, aged 30, farmer, cousin
ot the outraged woman, shot in the
right foot.
Frank Niedesbaus, aged 65, shot in
tbe leg, will die.
John Knrn, badly shot in foot.
Ernest Ellis, thumb shot of.
Frank Smith, injuries unknown.
John Mcilugh, snot in foot and will
likely die.
It is believed many others are
wounded, and a diligent eeaicb is in
progresß to find tbem.
TUB MOII DISPERSED.
Upon tbe firing tbe mob diaperaed
n all directions, but coon gathered
again. Immediately all placea of busi
ness in the city were shut up. Mayor
Creamer peremptorily closed all places
where liquora were sold. Every atreet
wae filled with people. No time waa
lost in carrying away tbe dead and
wounded.
Bueineea houses were converted into
hospitals. Surgeons in the city were
called into aervice. Motherp, aiatera,
wives and eweothearta crowded around
tbe dead and wounded, aud added fire
to the rage of tbe mob by tbeir lutuenta -
tions.
Feeling against the military was bitter,
vicious and vehement. It pervaded all
oUsaes. As time passed the mob grew
in size and fury. All over the country,
by telephone, courier and telegraph, tbe
news was spread. All the roads leading
to the city were filled with men on horse
back, in wagons and on foat, hurrying
with all possible speed to the scene of
bloodshed.
Meanwhile in Waabington courtbonae
a eearcb was going on for arms, ammu
nition and dynamite. Shouts were heard
•'Down with the military!" "Blowup
the dogs along with the black fiend I"
ANUIIY MOTTEItINOS.
These shouts but feebly expressed tbe
pant up passion of everybody, for every
body waa in tbe street and all wete mem
bers ot the mob so far as personal feel
ing waa concerned. Men moved about
as ii bent on bueineis, but said nothing.
Tbere is no doubt of a purpose to blow
up tbe court bouse. Of tbia tbe mili
tary are aware.
A full moon lights np every approach
to the court houae. If military rein
corceinents do not reach here before the
moon goeß down, thore ia danger of fur
ther and greater bloodshed between an
organized mob aud the militia, and iv
case the mob succeeds there is danger
that many ol tne militiamen will share
Dolby's fate.
Additional troops have been ordered
from Cincinnati, Columbus, Chillicotbe
and other points.
■joluy's CRIME.
Dolby's crime was committed one
week ago nt Parrott'd etation. Mrs.
Mary C. Boyd, aged 55, waa hie victim,
lie was brought into court at 4 o'clock
thie afternoon, pleaded Ktiilty and waa
sentenced to 20 yeara iv tbe penitenti
ary. A mob gathered abont tbe jail
yard yeaterday alter Dolby bad been
identified by bia victim, and Sheriff
Cook called to bia aaeiatance tbe local
militia company. Tbia action increased
TWELVE PAGES.
the fury against Colby, and Governor
McKiniey waa appealed to for additional
assistance, and troops from Columbus
were Bent thia morning, witb Colonel
Coit in command.
The mob surrounded the jail and court
houae, attempting to take Dolby from
tbe officers, when he was removed from
the jail to tbe court bouse for trial, but
they were kept at bay by tbe übb of
bayonets and clubbed guns.
Henry Kirk, brother-in-law of the
assaulted woman, was thrown down
ths steps of tbe court bonce and badly
bruised. Another man waa bayoneted
through the finger, while a bayonet
was thrust through the clothing of an
other man.
Deputies with drawn revolvers guard
ed their prisoners in the court room.
Dolby cried like a baby and kept look
ing around for help. Soldiers were
marched in to keep the crowd quiet.
After tbe sentence the prisoner waß
taken to the grand jury room. A mob
gathered about the court bouse and it
was impoeaible to get the prisoner
through to taka him to tbe train. The
officers were powerless to get Dolby from
the court house tv the jail or to tbe
train, and Sheriff Cook wired the gov
ernor to send more troops.
quiet restored.
At midnight tbe court houae yard waa
cleared, but tbe angry mob remained in
tbe equare, still uttering threats.
At 1 a. m. the town ia quiet, and tbere
are no indicationa of further trouble.
Additional troops will arrive from Cin
cinnati and Columbua at 2 o'clock.
Dolby ia still at tbe court houee strongly
guarded.
dolby's night of terror.
The prisoner, Dolby, spent a night of
horror in the jail last night. He was
brought from Delaware at 5:40 yeater
day evening. Tbe appearance of the
mob outside of tbe jail weakened Dolby
of bis bravado and he hurried into tbe
jail witb evident relief. Tbere he
passed a sleepless night, cowering upon
the floor of bis cell, listening to
tho angry mutterings of the mob
outside, wbich Bwolled ominously
in volume, as from every village and
hamlet tbe rising citizens poured in to
take vengeance on the fiend. When the
other prisonern discovered Dolby was in
the jail, they joined the crowd in curs
ing and booting him and would have
done him personal injury if they had
been able to reach bim.
"They're cpming to get you, Dolby,"
shouted one, and the corridors of the
jail resounded witb tbe laughter of the
prisoners.
"They're at the door, Dolby; one of
tbem hae a rope."
All through the night the prisoners
kept jeering the terrified Dolby, who
cowered iv the darkest corner of bis cell,
moaning piteously. When morning
dawned and the guards came to look at
Dolby, tbey found that in hia abject
fright he had covered the door of hie
cell with a snoot to ahot out tbe aounda
from wilhout, and lay shivering on tbe
floor. When taken into tbe court house
be waa so weak with fear tbat he scarce
ly could stand without eupport. He eat
beloro the grand jury, a ghastly picture,
hia eyea rolling, hia form convulsed with
sudden chills, muttering to himself like
one bereft of reason.
the mob's attack.
Cincinnati, Oct. 17.—A special to tbe
Commercial Gezstte from Washington
conrt bouse, says tbat after tbe negro
Dolby received his sentence, today,
Elmer Boyd, a eon of the outraged
woman, addressed tbe crowd from tbe
court bouse steps, begging it to diaperee,
"because.," he eaid, 'T do not want any
valuable Uvea sacrificed in an attempt
to destroy a worthless life."
The mob booted bim and he went
away,
Tbe special eaya Colonel Coit warned
tbe mob if it broke tbe doors of the jail
the soldiers would fire. When the door
waa broken and the eoldiera fired, some
ono shouted: "Tbey are firing blank
cartridges."
It waa aome time before the mob real
ized that deadly bullets were coming,
and when tbey did tbey tied in all direc
tions.
TWENTY-MREE PERSONS HIT.
The special eaya 23 persona were hit,
but only those named in tbe Aaaociated
Press dispatches were seriously hurt.
A later dispatch says that at 11:30
p. m. tbe mob is diminishing and it ia
believed tbat when the Cincinnati
regiment arrives and tbe prisoner ib
taken to Columbus on a special train,
all tbe trouble will be over. Tonight
tbe soldiers in the jail called upon all
persons to halt, as they fear the jail
will be blown up witb dynamite.
MCKINLEY HASTENS TO COLUMBUS.
Governor McKiniey arrived at mid
night from bis meeting tonight at Ham
ilton. He bad been wiring to Adjutant
General Howe about tbe Washington
court houße affair during tbe day. Ad*
jutant General Richards and a large
delegation met the governor here. His
plan was to start on bis southern trip
tomorrow but he went to Columbus.
The li ret regiment with Colonel
F. Hunt commanding, left thia
city at 10:30 tonight with 4UO men.
Tbia regiment bad ordere to join Colonel
Coit'a regiment in iorming a line from
tbe jail to the depot and make enre of
getting Dolby on board tbe epecial train
that carries the First regiment. Troops
from other parts of the state are being
carried to Washington court bouse by
BDecial trains. II tbere is any more
trouble tomorrow. Governor McKiniey
will cancel all bis southern engage
men ta.
KNOCKED OUT.
A Bond Invnilmiut Company Forbidden
tho I . „t the Malta.
Jefferson City, Mo., Oct. 17.—The
Pettis County Bond Investment com
pany, which had by order of Postmaster-
General Bissell been forbidden the mails
and which had procured a restraining
order, returned at this term of the
United States circuit court, now iv ses
sion in this city, was today knocked out
by Judge Phillips, be ruling that au
order issued by an executive officer of
the government, auch aa the postmaster
general, could not be reversed by tbe
court, tbe two departments being co
ordinate. Postmaeter-Geuerall Biaaell
held tbat the company waa engaged in a
lottery business, and for thia reason for
bade it the use oi tbe mails.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT.
The Quantico Bandits Run
Down.
One Arrested at Cumberland,
Maryland.
Two Others Captured at Martins
burg, - W. Va.
Offlc.ra on tha Trail of tha Beat of tha
Gang—Part of tho Booty X.COT"
■rad — Uanaral Ntwi
Gleanings'.
By the Associated Press.
Cumberland, Md., Oct. 17.—This
morning Officer Beck noticed a man
near the B. and O. depot trying
to board tbe express westbound, with
two satchels. The man answered tba
description of one of the three implicated
in the robbery of an express oar at
Quantico, Va., last week. When the
officer attempted to arrest the man, be
started to run, but was caught. Upon
bsing searched, $1553 was fonnd hidden
in two woolen stockings; (223
in notes and $030 in silver coin,
lie has a silver watch, a gold one, a lot
of pawn tickets and pocket books. A
Colt's navy revolver was fonnd on hie 1
person. Tbere were 44 cartridges in his
pocket, and a memorandum book show«
ing where tbe entire boodle bad been
divided between tbe men. In the
satchel were found muddy shoes, a
slouched hat and wearing apparel that
looked like a disguise. He asked to be
taken to the water closet, and while
there tried to hido another revolver and
some money, but was caught in the aoc.
Tbe man weighed at least 1(30, is six
feet tall, witb smooth face, and dresses
neatly.
It waa discovered he arrived in this
city about 11 o'clock yeßterday morning,
and lost several hundred dollars in a
gambling house. The polioe are confi
dent they have one of ths robbers. He
was committed to jail to await trial. He
ia very sullen and refuses to talk, but
before being committed be told a num
of conflicting stories.
The priaoner gives tbe name of C. J.
Searcey. By tbe first train from Wash
ington today a party of Pinkerton de
tectives arrived, including Capt. F. F.
Hinde. He waa accompanied by Crutch
field, the messenger in charge of tbe
car at the time of the hold-up. In tha
prisoner's possession waa $1057 in oash,
$897 was in greenbacks. When Hinde
saw tbe roll oi greenbacks he examined
them closely, lie showed tbat every
one of tbo notes had email por.'orationa.
In every package of money shipped by
tbe Adams Express company the notes
are stitched together, leaving them full
of holes, which a person oould not fail
to discover on examination. Every note
bad these small holes.
Mr. Hilde closely examined a memo
randum book which the prisoner had in
bis pocket. In this boose waa a row of
figures, in which $2500 had been divided
by two. The boon contained a diagram
which is believed to ebow where moat of
the atolen money baa bsen hidden. Now
the groateßt endeavor of the deteotives
will be to unearth tbe biding place oi
the treasure,
Tomorrow afternoon tbe expreßa com
pany will be obliged to ahow their caao
againat Searcey, because be has engaged
a lawyer and a writ of babeae corpus
waa served today, witb tbe bearing fixed
for tomorrow.
Searcey ia tall, of medium build, bas
a tbin face that is rather attractive, and
a small brown moustache. He would
pass for a proaperoua buainese man.
When queationed he began to tell
Btories of tho most conflicting and ram
bling nature.
New York, Oot. 17.—0f the seven
Quantico train robbers the Adama Ex
press company believe three are now
under arreat. Preaident L. C. Weir be
lieves the Cumberland suspect waa one
of three men under surveillance who
pasßed through Front Koyal Monday
nigbt. They bought new clothes and
were traced to a Norfolk and Western,
train. Subaequently two were appre
hended at Cherry Run and cent to jail
at Martinßburg; tbe third escaped.
Weir ia positive, the total amount atolen
did not exceed $20,000.
Washington, Oct. 17. — Coudnctoi
Green, who arrived at Washington at
noon today, reported tbat the authori
ties were on the track of four men in
addition to tbe three arreated for the
Quantico robbery. Of the four, two, he
eaya, were placed under arreßt at Mar
tiusburg this morning, where tbey bad
boarded a freight train. At Shenandoah
Junction, between Martinsburgand H>r<
per's ferry, railroad men told Conduotos
(ireen that two men had purchased
tickets this morning, whom tbe agent
thought to be suspicious characters.
The conductor says the railroad baa
been infested with toughs, wbo have
beou at the Maryland county fairs and
are now seeking other fields. Thia
statement ie important, as indicating
tho men iv jail may bave other reaaons
than participating in train robbery 'or
wishing to avoiu tbe officials.
OtiNil.K SBOWEKI,
A Light rt-tlnrall In California aad
Nevada.
San Francisco, Oct. 17.—Very light
ahowera have occurred throughout Call*
fornia toda/, and while the conditions
etill remain threatening, only light
Bliowors will occur, aud theae will ba
confined chiefly to tba extreme north*
crn and eastern portions of the atate.
Riverside, Oct. 17.—The firet rain of
the season lell today. The shower was
heavy in the morning. It caught the
raisin men unawares, but no particular
dnrnage waa done to drying fruit. Indi
cations this evening point to more rain.
Gii.hoy, Oct. 17.—Several showers fell
here today and tbere will probably be
more tonight.
Carson, Ney., Oct. 17.—Bain fell hart
today, witb snow up in the mountains*

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