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PLUME . I,XXVII.-NO. 112.
NEWS OF THE COAST. I tabbing of One of a . rio of Footpads at 'qS§m San < Jose. 0 FIGHT AGAINST ODDS. The Robber Succumbs ,to His v Injuries and Is Found t^rO ' -^ Dead in a Lot. ■ FRUSTRATION OF A JAILBREAK. •A Deputy Sheriff Discovers a Plot ' '> ■ * of County Prisoners In the \« Nick of Time. t'i ' " '■/' - ' J FAN JOSE, C =.!,., March Three foot t pads held up William Dowdigan, a Santa i Clara street notion dealer, late last night, and one of them is now lying on a slab at the morgue, while the others are at large. Mr. Dowdigan was attacked while on his . ay home and a desperate struggle ensued, during which one of the robbers was . '. bbed by the man assailed. Dowdigan's 7«-:ket, containing about $15, was cut way and the three men fled. About 11 o'clock this morning the corpse of one of the footpads was found in a C -scant lot a short distance away by Mrs. Dowdigan and a girl who had followed the ' trail of blood. The dead man was a Swede, .bout 35 years old, who ha*', been seen bout town for some time and had been under police surveillance. His pockets were turned inside out, an -. there was nothing about him by which he could be identified, his companions having taken everything. The body of the man is 5 feet , 8 inces in height, the hair is bown and the Tnnstache sandy. In an interview with a reporter Mr. Dowdigan gave the following account of Lis desperate encounter: As usuaV*closed my store at 10 o'clock Sat • urday night, and immediately started east along Santa Clara street for North Eleventh ; street, where I live. I accompanied Miss Bas- ham, who is employed in the store, to Ninth j street, where she lives. Just after she crossed C the street and went into her gate I resumed my walk "home. About this time a man passed me going quite fast— almost ,on a run. He : looked at me rather sharply in passing. : ' .->; i I kept on my way, and when I reached Elev enth street I saw three persons coming down the street tow.- Santa Clara, on the west side of the street where I h»d to pass. It was quite dark, there being no electric Tights near, and at first I thoU*^*v the parties might be a man and two ladies, but wiU ► J »*w there were three ■men, and notice^" that nobody' else was in .. ; tight, I began to tilt knif« ready for use in ',:. »se I slould haveHto d» i»nd self. We met ■ .tt aj-if *r» on.ThXfaf*.»*tfe.dl^*4v- »«.st j side of- Cj^pq ' ißreet, n>ou*. .o^y-^ve feet above the . ■at. *^|W street paver**! ;t* , I made a motion toge. psst f thejs.,h*at3ast V»en one of the men >ut his hand* on my shoulders 'and began to rip i and force me dowa. '■ As ; ck as I could I gave the man a thrust with my knife. lam quite sure I struck him n'.y once, but it seems that several more flesh nts have been found u_ the body. After I •truck I did not realize that I had hurt the •nan much,, as he did not let go of me. At lmost the same Instant another man grabbed «ie by the neck trom behind, and the two of hem forced me on my back on the ground. The men did not say anything to me, but, perhaps, as I am somewhat deaf, I did not hear what they said. They might have told me to throw up my hands. After they had got me down the man that I had stabbed sat upon my .Stomach while the other man kept such a grip upon my throat that I was atraid he would , thoke me to death. He also wrenched my neck to that it hurt me considerably afterward. I . could not yell on account of the pressure on my throat. As I fell down I dropped my knife . In the grass, thinking that if they saw it in my hand* might take it from me and cut me with it. " '; Vv'-v/'; ■--'■^^ - My ticket in which I carried the sack con taining the $15 was cat comnletely out and they disappeared with my money. I suppose 1 the wounded man ran till he came to that vacant]':, when he fainted from the loss of blood or his companions dragged him into the lot to get him out of the way. Last Friday the dead . robber went to a ■'pawnshpand sold a lot of can enter tools he had stolen. He signed the register with .the name W. Cadmyer. j ' sips A JAILRhEAK PLOT. " "- '&■-■'■■' ; ' ":--V::-j--: --*QA Deputy Sheriff's Timely Discovery in 5* the County Bastile. v SAN JOSE, C.v.., March 3L—A few more 4, rasps of an improvised saw, a half hour's uninterrupted work and the ' Santa Clara a County Jail would have, last evening, been t,f- delivered of an even dozen of its inmates. ri . At about 7:15 o'clock Deputy 1 Sheriff ; f Black was temporarily in charge ( of the I prison and was entertaining Deputy Sher | i 3Q i,,^> cf Sacramento. • Above the pttf*rv*ii their conversation Black detected ' flight rasping; noise. -He listened closely t^nnd again he heard the monotonous ca f dence suggestive of a saw or file. Seizing j a -* 1 - 1 he rushed to the cell above. As he near the door he heard a voice cry, "Cheese it here is Black." .'>'-■ As the officer opened the wicket of the cell from which the noise apparently pro -. ceeded he saw a man jump hastily down from the top of a tall tier of chunks which wis swung around in front of a high Win dow. | Black told them to move it back where • it belonged, and he went down stairs an., • telephoned for Gardner. When the jailer [ arrived the men were taken from the cell « onoatatime ana stripped. Their cloth ing was carefully searched but nothing rtS?S Ver^ The cell wa, then exam ined, and on the floor beneath the window where the bunks had been was a short knife k'^'S h ad a nobbed, edge. Th* . knife had been tempered until it was suffix /' ctently hard to cut through iron. In order I to accomplish th 15 the prisoners had made I a lamp out of some scraps of tin and the . fat which they Save( i f rom their daily meat • ration, served as fuel' The bunks were again swung under the window in order to allow the officers to make an examination. They found' ;, that one of the bars had been almost en- j tirely cut through. Half an hour's work /! would have completed the job. Strips of blanket had been used to deaden the sonnd of sawing. This proved effectual, as the bar remained solid, but as the completion of the work neared the none became too . loud to be entirely overcome. : . v :• r - Had the men succeeded in ; cutting v through > the bar it , would I have been an (easy matter to have bent it alside sufficient The San Francisco Call. to allow the passage of a man's body. Once outside they could have dropped a few feet. to a single story portion of the jail known os the tanks. From there they could easily have dropped to the ground. The men in the cell where the outbreak oc was attempted consisted, with the excep tion of Stephen Pollock, who is held for burglary, of petty offenders. There were, however, two ex-convicts there, Frank "Wright, who served five years in San Quentin for robbing Hale's store in this city, and .toe Wilson who served two and a half years for burglary in Stockton. OTTO Ej.OTO ARRESTED. He Is* Wanted in Montana- for Ealse Registration in Rutte. DENVER, Colo., March 31.— Otto C. Floto, the manager of the "Old Tennessee*, company, has been arrested in this city, at the request of Detective Scott of Butte, Mont. The charge against Floto is per jury, and the claim is made that he jumped his bond when he left Butte. His trouble in Butte was the result of the warm contest which took place last fall in Montana over the proposed removal of the State capital from Helena to Ana conda. Floto, it is said, registered too often. He was arrested and put under $1500 bonds.' His trial was set for March 24, the officers say, and he was not there to appear. Floto said tie had been in Helena almost a year. Seeing an opportunity to make some money, tie organized the "Old Ten nessee" company and started upon a tour with the company. He went from Butte to Anaconda, Salt Lake and finally to Den ver. He was much surprised, apparently, at being arrested.' He said it was his in tention to start for Butte to-day. Floto has been somewhat prominent in sporting circles as a manager of pugilists. VANCOUVER BIGAMY CASE. Antecedents of the Wife of the Man Under Ar rest. Interesting Phases of .the Mat ter on Which the Prisoner Is Silent. VANCOUVER, B. C, March 31.— case of John Sewell Bates, arrested here for bigamy, as mentioned in last night's dispatches, may prove an interesting one. It is stated that Josephine Dauphin, the woman Bates married in Victoria some six years ago, is no less a person than the wife of the late M. A. Dauphin, president of the former Louisiana Lottery- Company, and well known in the Southern States. Bates claims that when he met her she repre sented that she was a widow, her husband, a merchant, having died in Europe. It is rumored here, however, that.. Dauphin and his wife separated without ] being legally divorced. When asked regarding this matter Bates refused to either deny or confirm the story. ' V M" PURIFYING THE PHASER. A Decision That Will Affect the . Salmon Can tiers. <' VANCOUVER, B. C. March 31.— Justice Drake has given a decision in . the case of the Attorney-General of Canada vs. Ewen & Munn. The - action was to j restrain de fendants from polluting the Waters of the Eraser River with offal from the canneries. The Judge gave judgment for the plaintiff, and granted an injunction restraining the defendants and their servants from cre ating a nuisance by polluting the water. This decision is of great importance to salmon canners in this province, as the disposal of salmon offal has been a vexed question for many years. The case will be appealed, but. unless the . decision is re versed it will necessitate the erection of costly works for the destruction of salmon offal, and this the canners claim they can not well afford owing'; to the depressed con dition of the salmon market. SHOT NEAR SACRAMENTO. Savage Assault on a Man and His Wife by a Land :r owner. ■ Fires on : Them While They Were Pickit g Poppies on - His jand. SACRAMENTO.C vt., March John Mitchell and '- his wfe, - * well-known resi dents of this place,; while .picking wild flowers in a field . near Oak Park, on the outskirts of the city; were fired upon by the owner of the property and narrowly escaped with their lives. The man who did the shooting is a prominent and well to-do farmer named Eugene Parmer. He has been . arrested and charged with as sault to commit murder. 5 ; It seems that thfc children; from the neighborhood have . been in the habit" of resorting to this .field, to pick wild flowers and , have been a , source of s great annoy ance to the owner. JVA short, time ago Parmer fired twice at a band of children, who became impude/nt .when he ordered them away. This ' incident -created the great.* . indignation ijh- the neighboorhood at the time b! -tiie occurrence." ; " - , ■ - » Yesterday, i Mr. Mittihell- and his wife, not . being ; acquainted *A:ith \ these ; circum stances, entered the riejd, which is unen closed; and began gathering poppies, when suddenly. he heard . some one shout' and, looking up, saw Parmer advancing toward him with a shotgun. '- V Mitchell inquired as to wfc.at was wanted. Without answering,* Parmer' threw his gun to his shoulder and discharged one barrel, the charge striking Mitchell in the face, neck and breast. The latter threw his arn> across his face and begged I Pawner not to shoot, but heedless of the appcVil, the sec ond barrel was fired and narrowly escaped hitting Mrs. Mitchell. . .; ' ( : ° This unprovoked 1 attack ha( 9 aroused great indignation , ; ; throughout trae f neigh borhood. It is stated -that a Mr r . Smith, who is employed as bookkeeper for the firm of Holbrook, Merrill A StetsoVi, 0 this city, was an eye-witness of the\** a and stigmatizes.it as one of ; the fnost un warranted brutal . attacks he ever wit :nessed. ' ■..\^ : :V'/y % ; \\ I Victims of Footpads. '\\ :V- SACRAMENTO, /Cal;; April ; I.— At 1 o'clock this morning a man named N. B. Norbig .• staggered into the police station ; and stated that >he 'had been" held up by three footpads on Front street, four blocks SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY- MORNING, APRIL 1, 1895. from the station-house. After robbing him of $75 they knocked him down and walked away. The \ patrol wagon, with a posse of officers, was dispatched to the vicinity and three men were arrested on suspicion, whom they found in a neigh boring saloon. __•____ AMERICAS ISRAELITES. The Grand ; Lodge of the . Independent Order Elect Officers. NEW YORK, N. V., March 31.— The United States Grand Lodge of the Inde pendent Order of American Israelites held % session to-day in the New York Maen nerchor Hall. The youngster among the Jewish fraternal benevolent associations had its origin in an independent move ment against the administration among the benevolent societies of the Sons of Ben« jamin, and which finally resulted Jin the institution of the American Israelites. The nomination and election of officers resulted in the election of Aaron Levy, grand mas ter; Louis Borewski and Frederick Manya, deputy grand -masters ; Levy Mangus, grand secretary, and Moritz Englander, grand treasurer. Delegates from thirty lodges, which com pose the order, were present. — - — -♦- s — ; A TACOMA POLITICIAN'S VIEW. National Committeeman Wallace Booms Cleveland for a Third Term. TACOMA, Wash., March 31.— Hugh C. Wallace, member from this State of the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic caucas nominee for United States Senator in the last Legislature, re turned last night from a two months' trip to New York and New England. Wallace says the fight next year will be made almost exclusively on the money question. There will be more or less new alignment of parties. The consensus of opinion, he says, is that Cleveland will be the nominee of the Democratic party. While the idea of again occupying the ex ecutive chair would be utterly distaste ful to him, it is believed the" people will force his nomination as the great exponent of sound money. SUOOTISG AT WHEATLASD. The Barkeeper of a Notorious Rookery Seriously Wounded by a Waiter. WHEATLAND, Cal., March 31.—Bar keeper Wallace was shot and seriously wounded in a rrotw t in "The Bowery," a notorious and disreputable resort on the outskirts of town, early this evening. The Bowery is a low-class drinking and dance hall. A dance was in progress last night and revelry ran high until after mid night. j At 1:30 o'clock William Barrett, a hotel waiter, attempted to slap one of the women in the place, when Wallace, the barkeeper, interfered. Barrett drew a pistol and fired, the bullet striking Wallace in the center of the breast. There is little chance of his recovery and the waiter is in custody. Public sentiment is much aroused by this incident and the Bowery is doomed. IT SEIZED AT GUAYMAS. Passenger Ptep.c:"' STory the & San' Francisco'; Schooner. Claims That the Owner Told Him That Only His Property Was Taken. LOS ANGELES. Cat.., March 31.— E. M. Piercy, the lone e passenger on the mys terious schooner Vine-stated in another in terview to-night that he was misunder stood as to the seizure of, the schooner at Guaymas by Mexican authorities. The vessel was not seized, but the arras, ammunition and some jewelry belonging to him. At least he ' alleges that Captain Burns, the proprietor of the schooner, informed him just before he (Piercy) left Guaymas. Burns came to the train, Piercy says, just as he was on the point of starting, and told him that his property had been seized by cus toms officers j and he had better stay and help secure the things. Piercy told Burns he could get. out of the scrape as best he could, as he done with him until they should meet again in San Francisco. Piercy says all the property he had on the vessel that could be seized was a shot gun, five cases of cartridges and a little jewelry. What Burns had in the mysteri ous boxes, trunks and bales loaded at San Francisco he did not know. Piercy says Burns' conduct was mysteri ous throughout. At Guaymas he spoke about going to some- island in the gulf to get a load of guano to take to San Fran cisco. At another time he spoke of going to some island to get a cargo of gypsum, or to another island to load salt for Hono lulu. " <■ ,\ ~ At Guaymas, he says, Burns had trouble with the American Consul about his crew, who deserted the schooner. The Consul insisted , that Burns should pay the men and let them go. Burns refused, and said he would stay and fight the case if it took a month. As Piercy was a passenger and had paid money to.be taken on a cruise to the South Sea islands he objected to being detained in a Mexican port. '. ":} '■-- '■'*': i: ' He therefore demanded a settlement, and being unable to get it took the train home, to await the return of Captain Burns to Sari' Francisco. ■ • /• , . / Piercy is resting here from the hardships of his journey and says he must be in Ban Jose by the middle of May to attend to some litigation. - r ; * ',";// A ' Professor's Flight From Fresno. FRESNO, Cal., March 31.— "Professor" R. M. Munro has fled the town, leaving a large number ; small bills. He is a Scotchman, and since his arrival here a few months ago he has conducted a danc ing academy. -A' month or so ago he mar ried a Fresno woman; and according to re ports he . • tried .to • leave , her behind; but could not elude her. He borrowed funds from several countrymen and these he took with him, 4 together ./■ with a valuable pair of borrowed bagpipes. ///'•"■" '<>.'■■' Fire Near • Woodland. WOODLAND, Cal., March 31.— Fire de stroyea the big hay barn of William Gib son; half a mile south ; of Woodland, at/3 a. m. to-day. < ..It contained about? 150 tons of baled hay; and nearly /as much more loose hay. The barn was. valued at $1500, partially insured. The hay is a total loss. The fire was probably of incendiary origin. Fire Alarm System for Petaluma. PETALUMA, Cal., March 31.—The City Trustees, at a meeting last night, ordered 1 the purchase of an electric | fire ' alarm sys tem for the town, to cost $1750.'-^wi"?!"-^ REEDS' TRAIN ROBBERS The Bandits Game From San Francisco on Bicycles. — LIVED ON GROVE STREET. ■ ■ - ■ - ' . ■'.'"-. . < ■. They Are the Men Who Killed Cornelius Stagg at the Ingleside. / ALLEGATIONS OF DETECTIVES. Sacramento Officers Believe That the Two Fugitives Are Hiding on the Haggin Grant. o MARYSVILLE.v Cat,., March 31.— Sheriff Cunningham, . ex-Marshal Card, Detective Thacker and the officers who have been hunting •up the train-robber John McGuire, the murderer of Sheriff Bogard, left for San Francisco this after noon, having received reliable informa tion that he had passed through Sacra mento. ' v '* A special train ; arrived to-day with bicycle agents from San Francisco who had hired three bicycles to men answering the robbers' description! - It is understood they identified a Westminster bicycle found near Reed station as ; one of them, the other two being of the Cleveland type. Information has been received that John McGuire worked in a livery stable in San Francisco and that , ; he had a photograph of a lady named Walters, who, he said , was the daughter of his boss. The dead robber, Samuel McGuire, whose true name is supposed to be O. S. Brown, formerly worked at Holt's harvester works in Stockton. Both men have been living at 305 Grove street, San Francisco, where their trunks are supposed to be. When the robbers worked on ranches in this vicinity they always wore gloves at work, which ac counts for their soft hands. ; The dead rob ber has a bullet-mark on the right side, which he said he received in the Indian Territory. It is thought, however, that he received the injury in a row in this State. He was identified by a man who stated he frequently met him at Conway's saloon, south of Market, also at a saloon at 30 Fourth street, San Francisco, where he played cards. He also met his brother John 'frequently. there. „ The conclusion is arrived at that the three men left San .Francisco on the train with bicycles, of whom the dead' robber was i one; that on? St sr|l«B£ji role the day. previotfs to the W-Vjen Wheatland; that they met on the afternoon of the rob bery near Reed station, concealed their bicycles and walked three ' miles to the scene of the robbery; that after the rob bery Jack McGuire went through Nicolaus to Sacramento, the other men taking a dif ferent route. A tramp riding on a brakebeam on the train stated that there were four robbers, and that two remained on the outside while two entered the car. When the shooting commenced he thinks one of the men outside 'entered the back of j the car and shot Bogard.' The officers, however, believe there were only three men. ' The officers are positive - the McGuire brothers are the men who attempted to rob the train at Ben Ali station last Octo ber, at which time the small man said, "Come on, Sam." : .>v, >"■'•'■ '..' v Coroner Bovard and Officer Meek have recovered the hat and pants belonging to the missing robber. They were found at W. H. Herrig's place on Dry Creek,' where" he worked last summer. The 'officers are confident the I robbers will be found at San Francisco or Stockton, where they are well acquainted. ,'. It is ru mored that two linen coats had been found near Nicolaus, the same as the Stagg mur derers wore, but Sheriff Inlow says -the re port is not true. TRAILING THE FUGITIVES. Belief That the Robbers Are in Hiding on the Haggin Grant. SACRAMENTO, Cal.,' March 81.— It would be almost impossible to gather to-' gether a more disgusted assortment of ; de tectives, Sheriffs and officers than can be found ; in, Sacramento to-night. The story of the? flight of the survivors of the ° at tempted train robbery yesterday morning, in which Sheriff Bogard lost his ; life and one of the robbers was killed, published in the Call, has been found to be abso- correct. ; The murderer entered this city at an early hour yesterday morning. ;; Since that time no trace of his whereabouts can be ascertained. While the "detectives and Sheriffs were engaged ; in "> tracing ; down numberless stories ,of wild bicycle riders the man wanted was quietly resting in his hiding-place in ' this city, and recruiting his j energies for another long • night's ride that would carry him ; in '. such close prox imity to San Francisco that he could easily escape. In addition to the theory already related, that the robber headed toward San Francisco, it 'is believed by ' a ;. number of the officers conversant with the topography of the Haggin grant, whose borders begin at the end .of h this same ' Twelfth-street bridge where, on : various';, occasions, } the trail of 'these same robbers have been lost, that t the ; hiding-place *of the robbers is somewhere on ' this tract, which - is con ceded to batch miles square and is covered in part f with ."impenetrable ; thickets ;of chaparral, which extends f for, miles i along the bank of the American River. On this immense body of land a man could .secret ;\ himself for months without enduring 1 any, privation save that iof soli tude,i'as a "great portion of the grant is used for grazing purposes and numerous flocks of sheep and herds of cattle are constantly on the range, where a steer; could -'be shot and f never ; missed. " The \ gardens of the farmhouses would be ; a source ■ of supply from which to obtain vegetables and fruit, and one could easily procure 'other; neces sary provisions and - necessities' from the Chinese stores situated at Mississippi Bar, ah * old v mining center ; ; populuted entirely by Chinese * and 4 well t known ; as a : hiding" iolace'ifor desperadoes J of all "classes when desirous of i escaping ; pursuit.. "f f Another | fact * which leid % the ; detectives to believe that- the murderer has taken to the brush at this point is an incident that has been made public to-day for the first time. | : ! : - : '.'. .', ',' . . It seems that the day, after the attempt was made to rob the overland passenger train at Ben AH on the grant Fred Goto bed, who resides in that section, unexpect edly discovered ; two mcii \in an old out building. One of the men was stretched upon the floor, and .was sleeping soundly, while the other was leaning against the wall, and apparently keeping watch over his sleeping companion. Having heard of the attempted robbery Gotobed's suspicions were aroused, and he inquired of the taller individual, who . was awake, what business' . they had in that out house. The - man retorted . in ; : an evidently disguised tone of voice that they were resting. Gotobed drove off and ob tained assistance and returned to find the men had disappeared. He notified the de tectives and the Sheriff's forces imme diately, giving a description of the men that tallied exactly with that of the train robbers. Yesterday, by request of the railroad officials, Mr. Gotobed went to Marysville and positively identified the body of the dead robber as the man whom he had addressed in the outhouse. The of ficers have also known that these men were seen on the day previous to the attempted Ben AH robbery preparing a hiding-place in which to secrete the treasure they ex pected to obtain from the looting of the train. The story as related by the officers is as follows: . A young rancher, who resides beyond the grant proper, had occasion to drive into Sacramento,* and as his horse turned a sharp bend of the road , which at that place ran through a thicket of brush and liveoaks he saw two men, one of whom seemed to be engaged in digging a hole in the earth at the base of a large tree. On seeing his approach one of the men threw his coat over the excavation. v As soon as the young man heard of the attempted robbery he immediately drove into town and notified the detectives of what he had witnessed. They accompanied him to the spot and turning over the ground at the place he designated, they found a cleverly constructed hiding-place evidently to be used for the concealment of treasure. It was covered with boards and contained an empty coal-oil can. Now,, the detectives reason that the hiding place of the robbers cannot be far from the place in which they intended to secret their treasure. Under these circum stances a part of the detective force claim that the murderers of Sheriff Bogard is secreted on the grant and it is claimed that he could have ridden on to the bridge, which is only six feet above the ground, being intended for use in the winter season when the surrounding country is covered with water from the overflow, lowered his wheel at any point of the bridge and rode off by way of some of the trails that thread their way through the dense undergrowth. If this theory be correct it would explain the absolute - disappearance of the men, who have easily been traced to this point and lost. It is an absolute impossibility to capture any person in this vast tract of > brush-covered country,' filled as it is with old abandoned mining shafts" anil drifts, without enlisting the services of an army of > men and carefully scrutinizing every foot of the ground. , c In fact, it would be a more difficult search than to. discover the alleged needle in the hay stack. The de tectives claim that as long as he stays in this brushy tract he is safe always, provid ing he has taken refuge ', there. But they also claim that should he ever venture into the open country they will effect his capture, as his personal appearance is ac curately known to all law officers. STAGG'S MURDERER. Captain Lees Believes It Was McGuire/the Train-Robber. The two men who held up the 'Oregon Express were the same two men who com mitted the robbery and murder at the Ingleside House on Saturday night, March 16, and what had at first the appearance of being one of the few mysterious \ crimes of a similar nature that have baffled the po lice in the past is now an open book. It was generally believed that the : same two men also held .up and shot Robert D. Hagerty in his saloon at. the ', Cliff House on the night of : September 25, and made another visit to the saloon on February; 21 and robbed Frank Hagerty and four cus tomers. That belief -is beyond doubt cor rect from recent develop In each of these robberies the description of the two men tallied, and one point that led irresistibly to the conclusion that they and the train-robbers were the same is the fact that it was always the | tall man who was the aggressor. ./; : , '. Sheriff Cunningham of Stockton came to this city on March 19, three days after the murder of Stagg. He had been on the trail of ; the two robbers who held ■up the east-; bound overland express train on March 3 at Ben Ali,* a wayside station near Sacra mento. Their descriptions corresponded exactly with the robbers who operated at ■ the Cliff House and at the Ingleside House. The Sheriff remained here four days and took a hand in searching for the; Stagg murderers, believing : that if ;' they were found he would find the two train robbers. He was very much chagrined when the object of his visit was published, and bluntly said that ; there was no use of looking , longer ? for them here, as they would have left the city. ' » /; Captain Lees yesterday received informa tion from Marysviile that the two men be longed to this city arid had hired their bi cycles from ; the firm of Baker & Perkins/ on Van Ness avenue /and - Market • street. The bicycle found at Marysviile bore ; the name of " the firm, arid the fact was estab lished when a member of the firm went to Sacramento-yesterday morning and identi fied the dead robber. //./-•.= -; * •, /•.-. ..? The captain received further intimation that the train-robber who made his escape lived at 305 Grove / street; / A visit to that place elicited the information that a young man had fived there since November last. His name was Jack Brady. < .//"• : "He had no settled occupation," said the landlady, "and used to go away for a day or two at a time for a visit to the country.' He left altogether about a week ago, say-;; ing he was going either to Stockton or Sac- , ramento, where he had often been before. / 'He left his trunk here and said he would" send for it as soon as/ he/got settled. Two men used to ; visit > him often, one of .them being a tall man. Brady was a bicyclist and took ; his ; bicycle^ with him when he left, about a week ago. ;// . . .t j, ,';' ;.;?'!" know of nobody of * : the • name of Miss Walters / and •I ; never;, saw £ Brady : Jin the .. company of any ladies. He may have been," keeping' company with a lady of that name, but if so I was not aware" of ■it.Vfi-liS'*. ;-v»-I never saw any masks or linen dusters in his possession, but he may have had them. I would be greatly surprised to hear that he was a robber, because he always acted like a perfect gentleman." Captain Lees corroborated the landlady's story as to Brady having lived there, and said that Brady was unquestionably the train robber who made his escape. "Sick as I am," said the • captain, "I have devoted the whole afternoon^ and night to thoroughly investigating this case, and ; I say unhesitatingly that the man who was killed at Marysviile was the man who murdered Cornelius Stagg, and Brady was his companion in both cases. "They were both expert bicyclists, and I may as well say now what I have kept sec ret since the Stagg murder, that traces of two bicycles were found, snowing beyond doubt that they rode to the . Ingleside House on their bicycles and rode away on them after . committing the robbery ' and murder. That ; will explain what puzzled people as to how they disappeared so rap idly and yet no vehicle was seen. | '*There are other things, which I do not yet care to disclose in the interests of jus tice, but you may say that I know for cer tain from my investigations that the dead train-robber murdered Stagg and Brady was his accomplice. "The dead man's name was neither Mc- Guire nor Johnston. I knew what his name was, but at present will not di- vulge it. "I have made careful inquiries as to the supposed Miss Walters. There is no such person. The two men used to go out rid ing their bicycles with two young girls, but Brady was not engaged to either of them. "It is correct that they got the bicycles on which they rode to Marysviile! from Baker & Perkins on Market street and Van Ness avenue. "I will examine Brady's trunk to morrow to see what I can discover in it. "It was reported from Marysviile that Brady and his , companion used to fre quent a saloon on Twenty-ninth street and Potrero avenue at nights and play cards till late hours, but there is nothing in it. "It is possible that Brady may come this way, but I don't think it. We will, of course, keep a sharp lookout for him and if he should make his appearance in this city and county he will soon be under arrest." * . By the killing of the tall train-robber by Sheriff Bogard the perpetrators of three daring robberies," and perhaps more, in which a tall man and a smaller man wear ing marks figured, have been discovered, and the reign of terror that has existed in the Mission and other outside districts may now subside. ROMANCE OF SANTA CRUZ. Two Young Lovers From Ben Lomond Wed on the High Seas. The . Ob'iections of Parents .. Overcome by a Bit of Strategy. ;^ SANTA CRUZ, Cat,., March 31.— Out on the swells of the Pacific Ocean, whose waters had the sheen of gold under the glare ,of a summery sun, in the domain that is of no country, and where neither law nor its minions could lift a restraining hand, two lovers to-day took the vows that made them man and wife, and yet that no law should '. interfere on their return, a representative of justice ■ tied the silken bonds. i -, - * ' °*'- Harry Easom of San Francisco is a youth who has seen twenty summers come and go. Some time ago he met a fair lass of Ben Lomond and she enmeshed his heart. Mary Hinckley was the name of "this girl of the mountains, and she was just past "sweet sixteen." It was the old, old story, and the two lovers were happy for a time, but when the youth proposed to marry his sweetheart he encountered 'an obstacle in the parents of : the girl. They .would not listen to the pleadings of the suitor, and sternly forbade him continuing his suit. The lovers were downcast,' but the youth was not of a friable nature, and the oppo sition of 1 the parents only made him more determined to succeed. Many plans Were considered. An ,- elopement to the me toprolis at the Golden Gate was not to be thought of, for there was lack of. funds with which to travel, and the youth was not possessed of ; much of this world's goods. • But they finally decided upon a plan which was sure of success, and which involved but little outlay of coin. Be.ll Lomond is fifteen "miles from this city, but the roads are good, and to people accustomed to ; the mountains it is but an afternoon's - jaunt to this \ city on foot Bright ; and . early this '■ morning the two young people ; left their respective homes, and- meeting at; a trysting place . they started on their journey to Monterey Bay. Arriving here they proceeded at once to the beach after calling at the : office • . of Justice of the Peace Gardner enlisting his good offices in their cause. They were not long in finding a V boatman, and the little craft was soon far out on '} the heaving bil lows. -When ■■ the boat with its occupants was far from the shore line and beyond the three-league limit, the lovers joined hands and .there jon the boundless ocean the Justice in due . and legal form made them man and wife. s ; When the boat again made fast 'to the wharf two nappy people clambered up the landing stairs and to-morrow there will be surprise in one household, and 'a chance for parental forgiveness and blessing.for the bold lover and : his .plucky little wife have surely deserved nothing less. San Diego's Missing Tax Collectors. SAN DIEGO, Cal., March 31.— Nothing whatever. was learned to-day regarding the fate of ■ L. N. Bailey ; and 3. B. Brackett, who are missing somewhere on the desert, either killed or robbed, or "left on foot in the middle of - the perilous waste/ . Search ing parties have also left Yuma. FISHING .S O OSER LOST. The Laura 'Nelson v Wrecked off the Shores of North' Carolina. WASHINGTON, D. C, March 31.—Gen eral j" J. M. Bail of ; the Life": Saving Service, received - a dispatch f to-day from Bodies Island, N. C.';"'. stating ;'! that the schooner Laura jf Nelson of Norfolk, on a fishing cruise, with a crew of thirteen men, had stranded between that point and ' Nags Head yesterday afternoon. The crew was [saved in ►'■surf boats i > and by the life-saving men. The vessel is -a ; total loss. /The Laura Nelson was built at Essex; Mass., in 1874. She is of f nine tons burden and was owned at Norfolk, Va. '.''',,. PRICE FIVE CENTS IN MADERA'S JAIL Desperado Lawson Made Captive in the Moun tains. TAKEN BY SURPRISE. Loses His Freedom While Stilling the Pangs of v Hunger. THE END OF A LONG CHASE. ■ _____ For Many Weeks the Fugitive Had Boldly Defied and Eluded the Officers. $:£':■ MADERA, Cat,., March 31.— James Law son, a desperado, who has for the past two months'' terrorized the inhabitants of the foothills in the vicinity of North Fork, in this county, was captured last night by the Hamilton brothers, who have been on the lookout for him ever since he escaped from the jail here. s The last time that Lawson was seen was at Reedley, when Constable Street chased him across the ' Kings River, after firing several ineffective shots at him while the fugitive was swimming the river and laugh ing at his pursuer. After this incident Lawson was seen no more in the vicinity of Reedley, and the presumption was that he had returned to his old haunts in the hills. This presumption was correct, and Mr. Deater of the Madera Tribune, whose efforts have been untiring in , the pursuit of j Lawson, sent word up to 'North Fork to E. B. Hamilton, whom he had employed to be on the watch in case Lawson re appeared in the hills. The message sent by Charley Walker, an Indian half breed, was that in all probability Lawson would soon be back there, as the Fresno officers had been vigilant in their pursuit and had found no trace of him. Three or four days ago Hamilton was told by some of the Indians that they had seen Lawson, and that he had been to their camp for food. This increased the vigilance of Hamilton, and last night he received word from Mrs. Noddin that Lawson was at her house eating supper, and for the men to come over and capture him if pos sible. The Hamilton boys took their guns and horses and arrived at the home of Mrs. Noddin while Lawson was still partaking of the first square meal that he has had for two Weeks. Mrs. 'Noddin heard the men outside, and,- going to the window, gave them to understand that Lawson was still, eating, so they quietly, surrounded the house and waited tor Lawson to come out. VAs soon as Lawsou had finished his meal he went to the door, and as he stepped over the threshold he looked into the bar rels of a . shotgun in the hands of young Hamilton, who commanded him to throw up his hands, which he did without hesita tion. The other men then proceeded to bind Lawson, after which they took him to their home, where he was watched dur ing the night by two of the men. This morning he was put in the front seat of a spring wagon, firmly and securely bound, and with a man in the back seat with a loaded shotgun started for Madera, arriv ing here at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Lawson .was lodged in jail, where he had a large Oregon boot fastened to : his leg, which he will probably have to wear till he is either I lodged in the penitentiary or set free. . He appeared sullen and morose and would converse with no one until ne had seen Mr. Rhodes, his attorney, who is at present in San Francisco. 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