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killing of bunch - AUGUST 23, 1892. TEN PAGES. V DAY REMNANT DAY,...
AUGUST 23, 1892. TEN PAGES. V DAY REMNANT DAY, Goods. BARGAIN S145. to - day, &23.92, flete one of these RANDALL, aod Harness, and Waaons. Carriages, Veloolpedea, Veloolpedea, New Orleans. - - GLOBE Unitetl Stales. S3.239,621 - 51429,726 AS ADJUSTED. ' - a It SOBIA . - , KILLING OF BTJNCH. f The Famous Railroad Bobber Comes to the Expected End. - Surrounded by Detectires, He Shows risht and Is Slala. The Affair Occurs. Near Franilinton, in Washington Parish. The Remarkable History of the Noted Outlaw From School Teacher to Bandit, He Shows a Marvelous Eecord, More Feared Than any Bandit Except Bubo Borrows. Cajtain Eocene Bnneh SLAIN. The Famous Train Bobber Riddled With Ballets. Amite, La., Aug. 2a Special. The inhabitants of this quiet town were treated to a genuine sensation earl this moraine, when it was known that Detectives Thos. Jackson and C. O. Summers had made a midnight entrance into Amite bearing captive the notori ous Colonel Hob good, the confederate of the famous Eugene Bunch. It soon deepened to intense excitement when it was learned that on Sunday morning the great tram robber had been - - ; . : KXCOCSTEKKD AKD K1XLF.O '. about eighteen miles east of Franklin - ton. " ; , Hobgood was immediately secured in the parish jail, and has preserved since a sullen silence on the tragio subject. The detectives, however, were com municative, and in the course of an in terview had with them at their hotel, furnished your correspondent with the following particulars : THE CAPTURE Or BUNCH was undertaken by Captain T. F. Jack son, a resolute detective, who greatly aided in the capture of Rube Burrows. He was assisted by Chas. O. Summers. of Chicago, both being in. the employ of the Southern Express Company. Tbey have for months been working up tbe case, and finally located their man at the point where he was killed. They learned that "a brother of Hobgood was in communication with the fugitives. and in this way succeeded in scenting them out. UPON APPROACHING THE FARMHOUSE, located in a wild region, they dis mounted, and concealing themselves soon saw Hobgood and Bunch at some distance. They demanded their surrender surrender and Hobgood threw np h is hands Bunch, however, wheeled and fired, the bullet missing, its mark. The detectives then replied with Win chesters and riddled Bunch with bul lets. He expired without a word and his body was carried to Franklinton, where it was IDENTIFIED AND BURIED. ' The personal effects recovered from Bunch consist of a laige sack, which is in the possession of the detectives and which weighs at least 100 pounds. The contents of this include field glass es, masks, paint, pistols, tools and dynamite. dynamite. The detectives report that the great Bunch was CLAD LIKE A TRAMP. A large crowd of carious citizens assembled assembled at the depot to: see . Hobgood em baric on the evening tram for JSew Orleans in charge of tbe detectives. This exploit seems now to have brok en up entirely the desperate gang which have operated so successfully in these parts under the leadership of Eugene Bunch. THE PARTI CULABS. He Opens Fire on His Pursuers, Whe Shoot Him to DMth. Franklinton. La., Auji. 2L Spe cial. The noted train robber. Captain Eugene Bunch, is no more. Detectives Jackson and Summers and posse arrived arrived this evening with his body and his pal. Colonel Hopgood, who offered no resistance to the posse. The outlaws wefe found near the place of Rob HopKood. brother to Colo nel Hopgood. Captain Bunch got tbe first sight of the posse, and immediately immediately began firing, but owing to the protection protection of a fence, his shots were ineffectual. ineffectual. The firing was returned simultaneously simultaneously by the entire posse, and their shots completely V RIDDLED THE BODY OF BUNCH, As soon as Hopgood found his partner lying in death he threw up his hands and was handcuffed. . ; ' . Colonel Hootrood states that cone a ana he were only waiting to get some money and clothes from friends, ana then they were going to take their departure departure for Honey isiand, on Pearl river. . . . Bnnch has been in hiding in this pariah pariah for eome time. After hia robbery! the Northeastern train in October. 1858. he found this parish a favorite hiding place. He had many warm friends here, who spared no efforts to conceal his whereabouts. .V . . Colonel Hopgood Will De conveyea v , . ii

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 23 Aug 1892, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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