1902-5-14 San Francisco Chronicle

WARD HAS A RECORD: Raiload Contractor's Photo Found in Rogue's Gallery

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1902-5-14 San Francisco Chronicle - weeks he said and we ifrill - simply have to...
weeks he said and we ifrill - simply have to prolong the vacation until the school buildings are ready WARD HAS A RECORD Railroad Coptrnetorm Photoarrapb Found In Rognea Gallery OAKLAND May 13 The police are now confident that M T Ward the alleged railroad contractor who was recently arrested for the theft of a diamond ring from Joweler Salomon Lathrop la - a crook Detective Denny Holland has been looking up Wards record In the rogues gallery of the San Francisco Police Department Holland found Wards photograph with this record Michael T Ward ronvlcted on a charge of obtaining money from a woman by trick and device on August 26 1896 and sen - i fenced to serve six months in the County Jan It IS probable that in addition to the eharge of stealing the diamond ring from Lalhrop a charge of ipriOr conviction may be placed against Ward Chief of Police llodgklhs stated to - day that Wards methods remind him of Arthur ArUngton the aged man of many wives who Is now serving a ten years sentence In the penitentiary for swindling a Miss Smith while he was pretending to court her He somewhat - resembles Arlington In personal appearance though he has a more commanding apDearance and keeps his clothing and linen spotlessly neat when he is sober He has his meals sent in to him from a restaurant and lives in comfort while await - Iner his nreltminarv examination While claiming to be an heir to a 600000 estate in England Ward does not seem to poa - ressL money sumcient to oDtam tne services of a lawyer and it may be that the Court will have to appoint one for him Ills case is to be heard In the Police Court tc - mprrow a powerf got lots of Influence Jll petition the lovernor and have her out In ninety Miss Fluck has already spent two years I in tne asyium Her mama is or a suicioai order and she has made threats to kill ner iatner wno is a grocer VERDICT SOON REACHED Oscar Dunlap and Thomas Boyle were convicted of grand larceny in the United States District Court yesterday andwill be sentenced to - day The iury reached verdict Without leaving thei - box The testimony of five witaeees for the Government showed that the two defendants stole a billy pump and a lot of rubber hose from Mare Irland navy yard They were seen by the - master at arms of the receiving sblpT Independence who followed their boat to vaiiejo The - thlerea had in the meanwhile thrown their plunder overboard and when they reached the shore showed fight The Chief Police of Vallejo went to the - marlnea assistance and made the capture No testimony was introduced in defense though Assistant United States Attorney D E McKlnlay bad been - Informed that some effort would be made to - establish the good character of the accused PERSISTS IS STEALING Patrick Flanlgan 70 yeara of age was arrested on Kearny street early this morn lng by Policeman Pat McGee and booked I at the City Prison oh two charges of bur Kiary r tanigan was oDservea oy in nax rison a marine engineer tot OS1 Kearny street to pass his hand between the bats In front of the dear store of Mlchaelttzke Ijlrothers at Bush and Kearny streets I Abstract a box of cigars Harrison ai proacnea mm Dut permittea mm to goon the promise that he would never attempt another robberyiv Going down Ivearny street immediately afterward Harrtsort saw Jflanigan steal a box of cigars

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 14 May 1902, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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  • 1902-5-14 San Francisco Chronicle — WARD HAS A RECORD: Raiload Contractor's Photo Found in Rogue's Gallery

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