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Sheriff and Robber Found
- .Dead in' the Woods.
HE TOOK DESPERATE CHANCES
The Sheriff, Singletaanded, Went After
the Highwayman, and Brought Blm
Down, but Died la the Attempt
Nevada, Cal., July 29. Sheriff
David Douglass went out yesterday to
eearoh for a highway robber. Not re
turning and his horse and buggy being
found tied up half a mile from town,
this morning a searching party went
out. The Bheriff and ,the robber were
both found dead about a mile from
town and only a few feet from eaoh
other. Five ohambers were empty in
the sheriff's revolver and he was snot
through the heart, in the right eye and
through the hand. The highwayman
was also shot three times through the
heart, in the abdomen and hip. The
robber had a rifle, but it did not ap-
. pear to have been used. - It 1b thought
Douglass was killed by a pal of the
dead robber. There is great ezpitement
over the affair. Several parties iden
tified the dead robber as the man who
held tip Policeman Gibson and Charles
Sladky, of San Franoisoo, naar here
about two weeks ago, and who is sus
pected as the person who has commited
' other robberies in this section of late.
The bloody work took plaoe some
time yesterday afternoon or last even
ing. There have been a number of
bold highway robberies lately, all evi
dently the work of the same man. He
has worked without assistants, but his
capture seemed impossible, although
the sheriff and his deputies made every
effort to oatoh the thief. Finally,
Sheriff Douglass determined yesterday
to attempt the oapture of the highway
man alone. The sheriff started with a
horse and buggy, accompanied only by
his dog. Nothing was heard from the
sheriff during the day, but when no
word was reoeived after nightfall, his
friends'" grew uneasy, espeoially as the
dog oame baok alone late in the even
ing. At daybreak today a large party
of deputies and friends started in search
of the sheriff, traoing him to Wells'
ranch, two miles from town. The
horse and buggy had been found near
Wells' tied to a tree last night. The
horse had evidently been there several
hours. The vehicle was owned by
Sheriff Douglass and was easily identi
fied today. This aroused the fear of
the searchers, who divided into small
parties and oovered the surrounding
oountry thoroughly. About 10 o'olock,
half a mile from where the horse had
been tied, in the woods baok of Wells'
ranoh, was found the sheriff. He was
dead, but he had got his man. Not
five feet from the sheriff lay the dead
body of the muoh-sought robber.
MISTAKEN FOR A BURGLAR
Chicago Man Shot and Killed by His
Son.-ln-I.aw, , .
Chicago, July 28. Daniel Shroyer,
a well-known resident of Park Ridge,
was shot and killed early this morning
by his son-in-law, George B. . Pottin
ger, a prominent Chioago real estate
man, who mistook him for a burglar.
The shooting took plaoe in Pottinger'a
house in Ingleside arenue. Mr.
Shroyer had been a guest at the Pottin
ger home for several weeks.1 Mr. Pot
tinger was aroused at 3 o'olook this
morning, and, 'thinking burglars were
abroad, took his revolver and started to
investigate. He was about to enter
the kitohen, when he saw the form of
a man approaching, and, raising his
revolver, fired. The man gave veut to
a startling exolamation and Mr. Pot
tinger reoognized-his father-in law's
voice. The bullet struck Mr. Shroyer
in the groin and he died in an hour.
Pottinger is almost distracted, and his
wife is prostrated.
: A Dog's Ievotion. '
San Francisco, July 29. The doleful
whining of a dog near the Scandina
vian plat, in Laurel oemetery, attract
ed the attention of Mrs. S.. C. Oyer yes
terday afternoon. She took a path
leading to a dump of bushes, when a
small fox terrier ran toward her. "She
tried to pet the dog, but the animal
kept out of reaoh. Not seeing any
thing, she turned away, but the dog
followed her, finally pulling at her
skirts. . She turned once morend the
dog, a paoe or two ahead, led the way
into the brush. A few steps farther
and she was startled to see the body of
a man. She leaned over and saw that
he was dead. The dog cuddled down
and licked the face of the corpse.
Mrs. Oyer at once left the plaoe and
notified the superintendent of the oeme
tery, who in turn notified the morgue.
When th wagon reached the spot the
dog was Btill by the Bide of his late
master. Deputy O'Brien and Messen
ger MoGinnes fook the reoeiver and
started to lift - the body. The dog
jumped at them and had to be driven
away. When the body was plaoed on
the receiver the dog jumped in and had
to be lifted out. The dog followed the
wagon some distance, but was finally
lost. There were no papers or any
thing on the' body that would lead to
its identification. The deceased was a
man apparently 60 years old, with a
short ohin beard and grayish hair.
The Dead Officer! Blamed.
London, July 29. The board of in
quiry has deoided that the loss of the
steamship Drummond Castle, off
Ushant, June 16, resulting in the
drowning of about 250 persons, only
one passenger and two seamen being
saved, was due to the fact that she was
not navigated with proper seamanlike
oare in view of the prevailing condi
The ropes on a first-class man-of-war
cost about f 3,000.
A POOL TO SUPPLY GOLD
Flan of New York Banker to Check
lew York, July 27. The Evening
Post says the oommittee , of foreign
bankers appointed at the meeting yes
terday to, formulate , a plan for the
oheoking of the exports of gold during
the next two months is not expected to
report for two or three days. It is the
intention to arrange a pool by which
all demands for exporting may be sup
plied during that time. This morning
there was a decline of one-half cent in
the posted rates for sterling exchange.
The bankers present at yesterday's
meeting today referred all questions to
J. P. Morgan. An associate of those
present said, in speaking of the result
of the meeting: , ,. "
"The report that foreign bankers
have agreed to sell exohange not to
exoeed 15,000,000, and have promised
not to ship gold for, two months, is
hardly correot. We have, however,
been assured 15,000,000 in the next
two months, to be provided by a syndi
cate comprising powerful looal and in
ternational interests, at a price lower
than the cost of exporting gold to Eu
rope. The details of this agreement
have not been arranged. "
Seventeen million Deposited.
New York, July 27. The subtrees
nry ofiSoials and staff were rushed to
day receiving and keeping tally of the
deposits of gold , made by the New
York banks in exohange for green
backs. All indications point to an ag
gregate aooumulation Of the precious
metal from banks and institutions in
this oity and from outside financial
centers fully up to the estimates made
in these dispatches, (25,000,000. The
oorreoted official total of deposits at
the subtresaury from the inoeption of
the movement to the olose of business
today was 117,755,000, the deposits
bringing the treasury guarantee in the
reserve up to approximately $102, 564,
AFTER ORIENTAL TRADE.
Chicago is Mow Working for a Trans
Chioago, July 27. The publication
of the negotiations between President
Hill, of the Great Northern, and Mr.
Masujima, of Tokio, for a steamship
line between Puget sound and Japan
has developed the faot that Chioago
men already have practically oompleted
arrangements for such a line of steam
ers, whioh it is expeoted, will give
them almost oomplete oontrol of the
business between the United States and
the Orient. , .- ' 1 v
In the venture of the Chioago men,
It is understood the Atchison, Topeka
& Santa Fe railroad has an interest and
the company is ready, if necessary, to
break its alliance with the " Southern
Paoifio and the Huntington interests
in order to carry out the new scheme.
The value of the trade with the Orient
is appreciated fully by all the trans
portation and commercial interests of
the oountry, and there is no fear that
there will not be traffio enough to make
the new line profitable San Diego is
the- present terminus of the Santa Fe
road, and if it could carry freight to
the docks of a trans-Paoiflo steamship
company there its tonnage would be
SHOT HIMSELF IN THE MOUTH
Suicide In Athena of Judge Edward
Pendleton, Or., July 27. Judge Ed
Ward Depeatt was found dead in his
offloe in Athena at IP. M.. today,
having oommitted suicide. He was
missed at home Tuesday night, and his
family thought he had oome to Pendle
ton. They telephoned here Wednes
day, and, learning nothing of bis
whereabouts, commenced search. To
day L. D Leavely and Deputy Marshal
Dhalson entered his office through a
window, and found him lying on a
lounge. His arms were aoross his
chest, the right hand holding a re
volver, the muzzle of whioh was in
his mouth, the bullet having passed
through the roof of the mouth and
lodged in the brain. The room was
quite dark, the curtains being drawn.
At the inquest it was foundhat the
cause of his death was a gunbsot wound
inflioted by his own hand on or about
the night of July 21. He was known
to have threatened to commit suicide
several times, and had been drinking
- He was 50 years . old. He leaves a
widow and. three children. ' The de
ceased had been six years in, Athena,
having gone there from Southern Ore
gon. A 'Deathbed Marriage.
New York, July 27. Howard F.
Benedict, a young Wall-street broker,
the son of James H. Benedict and a
nephew of F. C Benediot,' the banker
and personal friend of President Cleve
land, died yesterday, a few hours after
he had married Miss Margaret Lloyd,
a sooiety belle of Cincinnati. Mr.
Benedict had become engaged to Miss
Lloyd in Maroh. When it, became
known a few days ago that Mr. Bene
dict's condition was oritioal, a tele
gram was sent to Miss Lloyd. She
reaohed the oity yesterday. ,' Soon after,
in company with a physioian, she went
to the bedside of Mr. Benedict. He.
was sinking fast, and it was at his
earnest request that the marriage oere
mony was performed. ?
Astoria, Or., July 27. Two fisher
men named Hollatz and Laben drifted
on the end of Sand island at 8:30 P.
M. Monday night, and their boat was
swamped in the traps.. A high sea was
running at the time, and their lives
would have been lost had not the Can
by life-saving crew rescued them and
cared for them two days. The boat
was broken, but the life-saving orew
helped them repair it and reoover the
nets. The boat was one of George &
Barker's. . ,
Sad Ending to a Vancouver
; Picnic Party.
' J - . ':
THE BOAT UPSET IN AN EDDY
Corporal Edson, Private Morris, Miss
Laura Guard and Miss Emma Young
Lost Their Lives Bodies Were Found.
Vancouver Wash., July 27. Cor
poral Edson, of the Fourteenth infan
try; Private Charles Morris, of the
Fourteenth infantry band; Laura
Guard and Emma Young, two girls of
this city, while out on a boating excur
sion on the Washougal river, in this
oounty, all drowned this forenoon near
Fleming's mill, by their boat upsetting
in an .eddy.
The details of the drowning were
learned form Private Irvin, Fourteenth
infantry, who reaohed here about 4 P.
M. A party of young people crossed
the Washougal this morinng, and went
blackberrying. They started to return
about 10 o'clock. - Four got into the
boat, whioh dipped water, frightening
the inmates, and in some way the boat
upset. Mrs. Lipscomb, the only wit
ness of the acoident, heard the screams
of those upset all;the way from the
camp. She rushed out and saw Morris
and Miss Guard clinging to the up
turned boat The others had already
sunk. Before she oould reach the bank,
Morris and Miss Guard too had gone
The bodies were in the water over an
hour before the other members of the
party returned to oausp. . . The bodies
were plainly seen on 'the bottom,
through the clear water.
Young Morris and Miss Guard left
yesterday to join the oampers. .
Washougal creek is not pver forty
feet wide where the drowning took
place, and about sixteen feet deep in
the eddy at the foot of the falls.
All were well known here. Henry
L. Edson enlisted in the Fourteenth
infantry four years ago( at Seattle.
He was a member of Harmony lodge,
A. O." TJ. W., and of the Regular Army
and Navy Union. Charles Morris, son
of .William T. Morris, a musician in
the Fourteenth infantry band, was a
member of the Fourteenth infantry
band, and was 21 years old. Laura
Guard was the daughter of Mrs. Peter
Guard, whose husband died here a few
weeks ago. Emma Young was the
daughter of Henry Young, a prominent
farmer in fchis county.
The news was telegraphed to Colonel
E. P. Edson, a prominent Seattle attor
ney who is a brother of Corporal
Edson, and the parents of Young Mor-
ris at Fort Sherman. The hospital
ambulanoe and an escort wagon were
dispatched to the scene tonight, to
bring the bodies to this oity.' .
ANOTHER JAPAN LINE.
Agents of the Toyo Kisen Kalsha Will
Seattle, Wash., ' July 27. Follow
ing closely i.n the wake of the Nippon
Y risen Eaisha, whioh announced Seat
tle as its American terminus only a few
days ago, oomes the accredited repre
sentatives to this oity of another Ori
ental steamship line, the Toyo Eisen
Eabushiki Eaisha, which is also seek
ing American oonneotions. The party
consists of Sochira Asano, president of
the oompany; H. Okawa, director in
the Oji Paper Company, near Tokio;
Shunjiro Tomika, a captain in the ser
vice of the steamship company, and
Hirouyki Eobayashi, interpreter for
The visitors, who represents great
wealth, came to the oity quietly, spent
the day in making an inevstigation,
and left' this evening for Taooma.
Thenoe they go to Portland for a day,
thence to San Franoisoo. From the
latter, point Asano will proceed to Lon
don and plaoe contracts for the con
struction of twelve 5,000-ton vessels,
to be used on the line, whioh will run
from the American terminus to Tokio
and Hong Kong.
The result of the day's investigation,
while nothing definite has been an
nounced, leads to a belief that the
terminus will be either Seattle or
Portland. ' ,
.. Terrible Spanish Brutality..
Key West, July 27. Private, letters
from Matanzas, Cuba, to responsible
merchants in this city, give shocking
details oonneoted with the capture by
the Spanish of rebel hospitals located
in that provinoe. Dr. Izquerdo, sur
geon of the Cuban army, with assist
ants and corps of nurses, were all, it is
alleged, put to the maohete while the
helpless sick and wounded were assas
sinated in their oots and the buildings
then burned over their heads to cover
up the crimes. Bios and Montanera,
the two men who were imprisoned on
aooount of the disoovery of arms in San
Rafael street at Havana yesterday,
have been barbarously whipped by the
Spanish police. The first one was tor
tured. A woman was arrested who has
been confined for three days in a oell.
A Fatal Accident. "-'' '.
Chicago, July 27. By the falling of
a portion of the interior dome of the
old postoffloe building N. B. Smith, a
workman, was instantly killed, . and
Amos Stringer perhaps fatally crushed.
Fire at Ls Grande. 1 .
La Grande, Or., July 27. The most
destructive fire La Grande has experi
enced in several years was one whioh
broke out in the Huntington building,
on Adams avenue, at 8 o'olook this
morning. The Huntington building is
a one-story brick, cut into three store
rooms, that were oooupied by G. M.
Riohey's music store, D. F. Pierce's
harness shop, George H. Curry's
department store. The building was
almost totally wreoked.
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MISS CROCKER'S ROMANCE.
Cleveland Heiress to Marry the Man Whose
. Life She Saved. ' '
Cleveland's wealthiest society girl has
thrown over a baron who is an officer in
the German army and chamberlain to
Emperor William for an American gen
tleman. Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Crocker
announce the engagement of their only
daughter, Miss Laura T. Crocker, to
William Hayes Acklan of Washington.
This is the outcome of something of
a romance. , Several years ago, when
Miss Crocker was. traveling in Europe,
she met Mr. Acklan, then in the diplo
matic service, in a Fronch city. , The
next winter the acquaintance was re
newed at St Augustine, and Mr. Ack
lan came to Cleveland to visit the Crock
era in June.
Miss Crocker, who is a superb horse
woman, saved Mr. Acklan's life during
a runaway. Both were severely injured.
The young man was nursed back to
health under the Crocker roof and,fll
in love with his rescuer. The next win
ter they met at St. Augustine, but Bar
on von Eichtriz, a German nobleman
of fine appearance, was also there and
tried to win the heiress. He lingered,
but at last was compelled to return to
Germany alone. ;
Miss Crocker "went to Washington,
where she. was the guest for several
weeks of Vice President and Mrs. Ste
venson. She met Mr. Acklan again and
consented to become his wife. Miss
Crocker is 22 years old and has traveled
extensively. Mr. Acklan is the author
of several books. New York Journal.
A FAMOUS CASE.
The Davis Will Case . to Be Reopened In
' : Montana. 7
Mrs. Elizabeth Bowdoin of Spring
field, Mass., has filed a petition in the
Eighth district court of Montana for the
purpose of reopening the famous will
case contest involving the many millions
left by the late Judge Andrew J. Davis.
Mrs. Bowdoin is a sister of the dead
millionaire, and site asks the court to
revoke the probate of the old will, over
which the contest bythe . Root faction
was oarried on for years, and which was
finally admitted to probate about a year
ago under some private arrangement for
the division of the estate, but which
arrangement did not include some heirs-at-law
who had taken no part in the
original contest. Mrs. Bowdoin was one
- In her petition she alleges that the old
will, executed in 1866, in Salt Creek
township, la. , when Davis was a poor
man, was a forgery; that the body of
the instrument and the signatures of
Davis and three witnesses were forged.
The principal point raised in the peti
tion is the allegation of the fact that in
1880 Davis exeouted a will, by the pro
visions of whioh all former wills were
revoked, but this will was subsequently
destroyed. Mrs. Bowdoin, however,
claims that the fact that it was destroyed
did not revive the old will, even if the
latter was genuine. The estate involved,
in spite of the great litigation, has con
stantly increased in value, and is worth
probably $10,000,000.--Chioago Times
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