Ethan Allen Yacht Bandit Part2

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BANDIT of Ethi- of nor the the . rela-tlons In of of con-flirt a escape plot on March 12, 1934. John Amen- h. Arbuckie, another convict, blun dered (nto a blistering cross-fire cross-fire cross-fire be. tween guards and the fleeing con victa and was killed. to Fearing further attempts to es cape, prison officials isolated the pair in me aiDena ceu diock on San Quentln's "death row." The a "Siberia" block is remote from others, but despite this fact, it yielded in an unexplained manner to Bagley's last desperate effort to to- escape tne noose last Monday nignt. PAL HANGED (Continued From Page I.) Vogt, member of the Oakland PO' lice Department, who aided In the investigation which, ultimately jailed Bagley. McNBBb, who earned the soubri quet "yacht bandit," because he and his pal, Lloyd Sampsell, held a power cruiser In San Francisco Bay to make hurried getaways after their crimes, was sentenced to life. . Both men slept peaceably last night and upon arising this morning ordered breakfast consisting of ham and eggs, coffee and biscuits. Prison records revealed that they were the first men to be hanged for a crime other than murder since the method of execution execution was adopted at San Quentln In 1893. A total of 184 murderers have met their end on the prison gallows since that time. BOTH ASK FOR CATHOLIC CLERIC Armed with three prison-made prison-made prison-made guns, McNabb, disowned son of a Boston Back Bay family, and Bagley, led two other prisoners in a bold 1 Y 41- 41- . L.-I L.-I Dlna men were convicted 0r . holding up and robbing a branch BAGLEY CUTS WAY FROM CELL Sawing through bars of his cell. the desperado dashed into the cor ridor. He felled A. L. Vallee, a guard, but was knocked unconscious In turn by a trusty. Both and and and sustenance land, Addis of superseded Canal, Negus, cession from to until to senger luxe containing a second-class third-class The to The a to-right bank at Dwlght Way and Bhat- Bhat- tuck Avenue, Berkeley, on June 14, 1929, and the College Avenue Branch of the Oakland Bank on April 17, the following year. They obtained $27,000 In the two robberies. robberies. BAGLET STRUCK ON JAW BY ACCIDENT ii was also revealed after the hanging that Bagley's hangman had accidentally struck the convict on tne jaw while adjusting the noose, ine- ine- nangman said the accident oc curred as he waved a signal pre. paratory to dropping the trao. McNabb grew bltteftoward the end of his life, a letter in Smith, well, his attorney,, revealed. In the letter he asked that his body be wrapped In heavy canvas and slid over the aide of a boat at sea off m California coast. 1 should like for yon to sea that this Is done," McNabb'a letter read. "Put my carcass In heavy ean-vaa, ean-vaa, ean-vaa, place It aboard a ship on the Pacific Ocean, and when the ship Is 24 hours away from California, California, slide It over thn iM "This should be pleasing io the good eitiiens of California who have striven so assiduously to rerminate my sojourn among them. I hall be pleased to know that no honest native shall be forced to burrow into the ground of the fair SB scoop out a trench for my weary bones. . . , "Part of the expense for the funeral funeral arrangements can h pniwi from the gold in my tenth, t k. a bridge and several fillings of gold, and these should be of some value. it would be pleasing to hav vou near as the time grows short. It would be no nleasura ta eonvr with guards or orison affleiala TA. da atorsinf, i SAN . ing was tlon and Steward Keenan previous the chief evidence Sunday milk, baked eggs, jam. choice chicken, ice coffee. sausage, chop, fruits, A and beef potatoes, curry or and kraut, coffee. ad

Clipped from Oakland Tribune06 Sep 1935, FriPage 32

Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California)06 Sep 1935, FriPage 32
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