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   Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - August 7, 1903, Woodland, California                                WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1858 WOODLAND CALIFORNIA EVENING AUGUST 7 1903 SEAVIS ADDED TOMANHUNTERS BAG Shot in the Leg at Auburn After Leaning a TrainTlw Latest Local Scents Uncover no Quarry HISTORY OF ELEVEN DAYS MAN HUNT AFTER CONVICTS July Thirteen convicts break from Polsom prison and take officials as hostages In encounter one guard is killed and others injured July 28 Battle at Pilot Hill between posses and escapes Convict J J Allison wounded and commits suicide July Fugitive convicts elude manhunters and hiding place unknown Posses gather at Cool and hopa to corral es capes but do not succeed July Sheriffs posse lo cates flve convicla near Weber creek and expects battle but during the night convicts slip uway July Militia weary of useless campaigning ordered home by the governor and jeal ouslcs among posses disneart en manhunters August Convicts ambush posse on Grand Victory mine Two soldiers J F Rutherford and Griffin Jones were killed and A W Gill wounded Phil ip Springer deaf trailer killed by mistake August Convicts escape from Gordon of trailers formed around Grand Victory mine hill August 3 Officers report five convicts located near the Ainndor line Conflicting re ports from many localities but convicts not sighted August Murdered militia men buried at Placervllle No convicts seen during the day August 5 Convict J P Rob erts captured near Davlsville August Seavis reported to be in many places but wound ed and captured at Auburn Many possss hot upon imagin ary trails of Howard I I IMI M H 1 1 M SACRAMENTO August No captures of convicts are re ported from anywhere today The Sacramento police be lleve that two of the escapes Fahey and Miller are now hid Ing in Sacramento They stole a horse and cart at Alder creek on Thursday and when last seen were headed this way AUBURN August Albert Seavis the negro who was among the thirteen convicts who escaped from Folsom a week ago Is behind prison bars In the JPlacer county Jail at Auburn with a bad wound In the right leg caused by two Joads of buckshot from the guns of Sheriff Kenna and Deputy Sheriff Conn Thursday evening Seavif was seen to get on freight train No 214 eastbound from New castle When the train arrived at Au burn Conductor Oacar N Nelson re ported the discovery to Operator J P Schnltzius who called up the sheriffs office The train was held and Sheriff Keona and Deputy Sheriff Coan hur ried to the depot Seavis had been riding behind the pusher engine Engineer Ed Waters had just been talking to Seavis who slipped dff the car when the train stopped and was sitting down on some lumber Waters asked him where he was going Seavis replied that he was going harvesting In Nevada When Keen a and Coan arrived one officer went on nlther side of the train When they came up to Seavis they called on him to surrender Seavis replied by firing three shots As Seavis dodged under a car both Keena and Coan emptied heir guns at him and Seavis called out Dont kill me I am Seavis The officers went to where he lay on his side holding his leg His pistol was found a few feet away fully cocked He was carried to the depot put on a stretcher and taken Into jail where his wound was dressed hunting all over the county and the columns of the Democrat could not contain all the rumors that were In circulation Some of these were plaus ible and if the officers had not Investi gated them they might have subjected themselves to the charge of being re ralBS in their duty Others were so Improbable and palpably absurd that the wonder Is how they started A fresh arrival f ronj any of the rural dis tricts was the signal for the gathering of a curious and excited throng and the recital of vaguo rumors and rid iculous suspicions was listened to with much eagerness A summary of the incidents of the entire day shows that while Yolo coun ty was really the storm center in the exciting search for the convicts the developments were really of a very unimportant character The negro and the white man seen early In the morning at Chalmers Bros slaughterhouse were arrested late In the afternoon about a mile north of Davlaville by Constable Haln Une and Deputy Sheriff Johnson The negro was with a big dirk and revolver all right and he carried a few extra bridleblts but he did not an swer the description of Seavis The officers concluded that it would be best to detain the prisoners over night as they might be wanted somewhere but this morning they were released The negro arrested at Cacheville ar rived at the sheriffs office about mid night in charge of Constable Woodard He would probably never have been suspected if lie had not carried a re volver which he accidentally dropped from his pocket on the streets of Cacheville He could give no satisfac tory explanation of why he carried a revolver so Sheriff Griffin relieved him of it and let him go He was per mitted to retain his razor While all tbc rumors about the pres ence of Scavis In Yolo county were dying thick and fast Sheriff Reese of Sacramento who was in Woodland Thursday night was called to the telephone and informed that Seavis had been wounded and captured at Auburn This report is confirmed by lie telegram at the head of these col umns This morning District Attorney Seymour of Sacramento telephoned that he had seen the wounded man and there is no doubt that It Is Seavis THE ELUSIVE HOWARD His Reported in Many Places at the Same Time SUSPECTS FREED KanHunting in Yolo County The capture of Roberts Tille Wednesday evening had the ef fect of putting everybody on the alert and arousing unwarranted suspicion every stranger Aa a mult Thursday was a strenuous day la nun Howard is another of the convicts who are earning a reputation for being ubiquitous Posses were busy on Thursday trying to intercept his flight to both Nevada and Oregon He was also omnipresent in Yolo county Late in the afternoon a telephone message was received from Winters at the sheriffs office The Information was to the effect that a man who was recog nized as Howard went into the drug store in the forenoon andmade some purchases After be had gone away Constable Warder was notified came another report that the suspect had been trailed up Butah creek to Pleasanta valley where he turned south going in the direction of Vaca ville The same Information was sent to Solano county officials and Sheriff Keys and the Vacaviile constable hur ried to Winters Thursday evening the Solano county officers accom panied by Constable Warder Town Marshal Wbmmack and Nightwatch man Baucom beat the brush along Putah creek both below and above town but failed to make any discov eries The Solano county officers re turned to their homes this morning Late Thursday evening came a report that Howard had eludedhis pursuers In Pleasants valley reached Suisun and was pulled off a freight train A telegram received from the sheriffs office stated that there was no founda tion whatever for the rumor A telephone message from a reliable source in Winters this morning con veys the information that reports sent out from there Thursday afternoon were grossly exaggerated The man who It was claimed was Howard did not leave Winters was Men there after the report was sent out and does not bear tie faintest resemblance to How ard A clue to Howards presence In an other partot the county was more prom ising Aboii 9 oclock Dave Colburn came and reported that Sacra was trailing a man be lieved to be Howard In the neighbor hood of the old canal near the Wil low slough country Thisreport was confirmed half an hour later when Sheriff Reese and Constable Judge arrived in Woodland They reported that they had been fol lowing a man up river as far as he turned west At the canal he left the county rood traveled Ifc a southwesterly direction toward th clump of trees on Willow slough They abandoned the pursuit for the night and bended for Wood hud when it became to dark they could cot follow the trill It U ported that this man enquired for the railroad saying that he wanted to reachIt at some point without Woodland Another Improbable ru mor is that he admitted to people he met en route that he la one of the es caped convicts This morning Sheriff Reese and the constable resumed the pursuit at an early hour UnderSherlff Brown Deputy Grlffln and Constable Parker drove out toward the Willow slough and old canal district Later Officer Tobias left going in the same direction At 3 oclock the Democrat was In formed by the sheriffs office In Sac ramento that the whereabouts of Sher iff Reese and Contable Judge are un known They were last heard from at M err lit station Nothing is known of the Woodland posse since It left Woodland this morning DAILY ESTABLISHED 1877 ALLEGED HOLDUP Missionary Claims to Have Been Robbed Near Merritts About 3 oclock this after noon a colored man who gave his name as David Swackhan ner and his occupation as a Baptist missionary came into the Democrat office and rep resented that he had been held up and robbed by two men on the railroad track about a mile and a half below Merrill sta tion Mr Swackhanner has been engaged in missionary work in Sacramento for two weeks On Thursday he left that city He was traveling along the rail road and at the point where he was robbed the county road crosses the railroad Two men hailed him They were dressed in khaki suits wore legglns and carried car bine rifles They wore white or volunteer belts which were fllled with cartridges One of the men of dark com plexion was about 40 years of age and his dark mustache ap peared to be dyed The other was apparently 35 years of age his hair was sandy and his face was clean shaved The robbery occurred about oclock Mr Swackhan ner was relieved of J9 which represented his net collections for missionary work in Sacra mento for two weeks After the robbery the two men left the road and started across fields in a southeasterly direction ranging between Da vlsville and Sacramento The missionary continued his Journey along the railroad in the direction of Woodland Af ter traveling about two miles he met UnderSnerlff Brown and Deputy Sheriff Griffin who are out searching for Howard He frankly admitted that the officers did not believe his story but he insists that U is true nevertheless He Is at the sher iffs office awaiting the return of Messrs Brown and Griffin Thursday evening Messrs Clark and Anderson attorneys for Carl Hankel received a ball bond from San Fran cisco on which Theodore Goodman and Henry Harris each qualified in the sum of The sureties are base ball magnates Goodman Is treasurer of the Pacific Coast League and Harris is the owner of Hie San Francisco fran chise The Bond was approved by Judge Lawlor of Ban Francisco This bond wns presented to Sheriff mmn and the release of Hatikel de manded The sheriff refused unless advised to do so by Judge Hart or Attorney C W Thomas He commu nicated with JifHge Hart who advised him to send the bond over for his ex amination When asked if the approv al of Mrs Hankela attorneys would be all right Judge Hart answered in the affirmative H U Huston was not at homo but Attorney dark and UnderSherlff Drown drove out to the residence of C W Thomas who when told of the conversation with Judge Mart declined to approve of the tiond As n result Hankel was compelled lo remain In jail another night This morning his attorneys sent the bond to Judge Him About noon they were advised by Judge Hart that he had approved of the bond and would order the release of the prisoner As late as 3 oclock no such order was received at the sheriffs office and Hanke was still in jail 4 HANKEL NOT YET RELEASED Two Sureties Qualify for Eaoh Sheriff Gvifnn has received a copy of the Portland Evening Telegram of August 1st which contains a fine ilc ture of the Roseburg baseball club of which his son Clyde Is a member This club Is making a hard light for the championship of the Valley League At present the club Is in sec ond place Clyde writes that on Satur day July 2Eth in which His club was three runs to the bad and ita backers stood to lose received 10 for knocking the ball over the left fielders head There were three men on bases and all scored LARGEST ATTENDANCE The openair dance at the stone court was a recordbreaker Thursday night so far as attendance was con cerned The cornet section of the band was reinforced by the appearance of Leader Bverhardt and Ed I Leake and the music was firstclass The weather was of the variety that made the event particularly enjoyable It was an nounced that there will be another dance next Thursday evening and one every Thursday evening thereafter un til further notice GOING NOETH Fred Mumma was an arrival Thurs day evening He came from New York via the Horn arriving In San Fran cisco on Thursday Mr Mumma holds a responsible position as a government electrical engineer His next work will be on the lines that are to connect Seattle and Alaska He will visit with his parents Mr and Mrs Z T Mum ma several days before beginning the work X LIKE A TRAILER Ben Allen who has spent several months with the United States geolog ical survey party In Lake county dem onstrating the feasibility of making a government reservoir of Coyote valley arrived Thursday evening so equipped that he was easily mistaken for one of the convict trailers Mr Allen will soon resume bis studies at Stanford university It costs him nothing Your grocer is glad to return your Schillings Best money if what you got is not to your liking FAMILYS VERSION A Statement of the Ingalsbe Gowell Feud Dead Millionaires Relative Declare Auailant Will be Shown Ho Leniency The funeral of the late Henry Cow ell took place in San Francisco at oclock on Thvireday The fol lowing is the version of tho deceaseds friends of the trouble which resulted in his death Leigh Ingalsbe who stands charged with the murder of Hcury Cowell Is lo be vigorously prosecuted He was arrested In Santa Cruz immediately al ter Coweils death The crime of which Ingalsbe must stand trial was com mitted last March at Merced Accord ing to the Cowell family the story of the trouble leading up to the shooting Is as follows Cowell and the father of tho man charged with murder were neighbors In Merced For a long time there was no fence between tho two properties A surveyor was summoned in 1885 but notwithstanding this the fence was run ao that nine acres belonging to Cowell were on the tngalsbe side of the fence ngalsbe did not have the money to pay for his half of tho fence and Cow ell never exacted the amount In duo time the land was again surveyed ant Inglasbe paid Cowell for the nine acres on his side of tho fence Nothing more was said about the Ingalsbe half of tho expense of building the fence bast March two cows said to belong to Cowell got Into Ingalsbes corn Held and Mrs Ingalsbc the widow sent Cowell a bill for damages He claimed that the charge was ab surd and that the cows could not do that much damage during the two days in which it was said that they were in the Held Cowell wrote to Mrs Ingalsbe saying that he woul not pay any such a claim and that the charge was not In good taste when he had never exacted collection for hall of the fence which ran between the two properties Nothing more was heard from the ingalsbe family until one Sunday morning when Cowell after his habit was riding around his Merced property He was hailed by a man In an adjoining Held who prov ed to bo the son Leigh Ingalsbe He demanded that Cowell apologize to his mother Cowell held that he had said nothing for which he would apol ogize and wltli that Ingalsbo whipped out two revolvers and shot Cowell ngalsbe was arrested for assault to murder but was acquitted on the ground of temporary Insanity Cow ells wound healed but he never re covered from the shock of theshootlng The family says that Cowell was in splendid physical condition at the time of the shooting although he was In his eightyfourth year Just be fore that he thought that he had some local trouble and was thoroughly exam ined by his physician and pronounced to be a remarkably robust man DYSENTERY CURED WITHOUT THK AID OF A DOCTOR I am Just up from a hard spell of the flux says MrT A Pinner a well known merchant of Druramond Tenn I used on small bottle of Chamberlains Colic Cbolera and Diarrhoea Remedy and was cured without having a doctor I consider It the best cholera medicine In the world There Is no need of employ ing a doctor when this remedy Is used for no doctor can prescribe a better medicine for bowel complaint in any form either for children or adults It never falls and Is pleasant to take For sale by J V Lelthold Many have proved that C A Halls Is the place to trade Go thou and do likewise Je28tf Ladles and childrens shoes from 50c up at Jackson Shoe Store au7tf THE VOGUE When you want a physio that Is mild and gentle easy to take and certain to act always use Chamberlains Stom ach and Liver Tablets For Bale by J V Lelthold The proof of the puddinr is in the eating of it Try C AHall for gro ceries Je26U Just received a new line of mens work shoes at Jackson Shoe Store Prieee to suit everyone BAND MUSIC FURNISHED Woodland Band reorgan Ixed Music furnished for all occa rioiu Enquire of M tf Dr F X office li In building aug Walkover at Jacluoo Shoe Store Phone 741 THE GREATEST SALE OF ALL COMMENCING FjllBAY AUGUST 7 Lawns Dimities Batistes Grenadines and Embroideted Swisses at i2 PRICE Griggs Bush BOY CURED OP COMC AFTER PHY SICIANS1 TREATMENT FAILED My boy when four years old wag taken with colic and cramps In hia stomach I sent for tho doctor and ha injected morphine but the child kept getting worse I then him half a tcaspoonful of Chamberlains Colic Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy and In half an honr he was sleeping and Boon 1 WllHlns Shell Lake Wls Mr Wllkina IB bookkeeper for tho Shell Ijike Lumber Co For saleby J V Lelthold OVERSTOCKED WITH SHOCa In order to make room tot our Im mense fall stock which will soon wa willgive a special ndaettOB of 20 per cent off from every doltar to shoe purchasers Sale Monday July 20th and until Saturday August lit Be and get our prices before buying eto where We guarantee satisfaction or your money back Special attendee given to mall orders ROSENBERG BROS1 BIO jy20U ADAMS HAIR RESTORER Cleanly to use Exquisitely scented A delightful toilet preparation for thin faded hair Stops tho falling out at once Renders It soft silky luxuri ant Promotes the growth and re stores the rich dark color of youth Largo bottle small price 60 cents at J R Sholtona drug store 2 THE CAPAY STAGE Will make daily trips Sundays ex copted between Woodland and Capay on and after May 15th arriving at Woodland at 10 a m and leaving at 3 p m L A EDDY Prop myTtf Burdock Blood Bitters gives a man n clear heart an active train a strong vigorous him fit for the battle of Ufa ADAMS SARSAPARILLA Chocolate Coated Cure tlon biliousness ilclc headache dya pepala lOc 25c DrujjUU 4 Fact A Hall will treat you square He baa beee la business a long time and knows how je26tf Kentucky Doublestamped Whlskoy at the Manhattan Jyltl You need no hotter foundation than a Hanan shoe Jy29tf Go to QrohB for your shoes Jyltfdw BEERS Guaranteed None So Good Grand SoundUp Last week of our MidSummer CleauUp Sale Do net fall to tislt u tf yon care to stretch your dollar to the full limit ittrtttiou itH ft the raost SHIMI11ST5 and WASHSKIRTS lake the lead We are determined to rid onrejhes if garment in stock before season closes and to tbat end hw nude prkas Ingly See windows for styles and prices Linen WashSkirts Entire Stock no reserve J550 Skirts for 601 Skirts for 460 Skirts for 400 Skirts for And so on down the line White ShirtWaists 4 60 t 00 3 50 3 00 ShirtWaist Suits 12SO and ones atJl GO Wash Petticoats Special at Boys Negligee Shirts Special at The Oelslm perfect fitting PPC I Ohallio I Kit I mid flOO kind for 111131110 1OU CCS 350 and 300 kind for 2 50 50 Special at 250 kind for S3 S 5 Dimities Batiste And so on throughout entire stock llSc 20c qualities The White House Wrapper Sale Mr WirLli is certainly a funny felllow He told me Lo write Llus weeks ad as lie is very busy mak ing preparation for fall Now I am just one pt die clerks and dont know anything ahout writ ing ads But it docs seem to me from the amount ot Wrappers we are selling that every lady in Woodland is taking advantage of our markdown sale My mother a mlall the ladies I know say they are so cheap and the designs so pretty I am sure ityou will call we can please you And our Waists Have you seen them since we marked them down CLERK No 1 Peoples Trade Palace Wake Up Wake Up now and see that your property is properly insured or some day you will wake up when it is too late With your property covered by insurance through our agenny you can sleep soundly knowing that if fire comes your low will be paid promptly We place insurance ia the best companies BALPOUR GARRETTE smrc BUYERS AID USURAKE tam Lumber LatUJme Cement Etc WEST VALLEY LUMBER CO Offer for the Next Thirty Days tor Spot Cub All Haterialslat Jobbers   

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