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j - n - - - - r - - - - - i I - - 1 i m If - TRAIH m - - - - III IILAIU III llrflln 11 ULnlll in 1 11 ft Bpstick Whose Real Name Is RalpttparisstojBe Ranged it SanKQuentln Prison GIRL IN CASE IS HIS WIFEf Murderbiis Bandit Says He ppmmitted Crimes tb Gel Money fbrBtisihess r 1 11 SiANqatiSiVbbbi7THl4 Ing - under the nam of John Boetlok even after he bed passed virtually - irTto the shadow of death Ralph Paris the twenty - four - year - old train - robber whowas sen tenoed today to be hanged maintained his fictitious identity until told this afteVnodn that his - parents a crippled father and an Invalid mother - mlght dome ifrom Bakersfleld CaU tbyslthimvbforhtrtinxKMon day for thiidethibbusibfSanfQunf tin - Prison Tils spirit broke then and he not only revealed his true name and history but declared that the1 myaterl - ous young woman - who - ha fllttiiijn named through - the chronicles of tha - cas sine last Wednesday wasaiglrl h had married whll - worjtlnx waiter1 In a restaurant at darlon City isuV V DID XOT EXPECT DHATII He also deoiared that h confessed - th - hold - up of th Sunset Exprea El Monti December 1st and the murder murder of thi Southern Paoiflo passenger agent Horace A Montagu for which he was condemned because he ex pected by so doing to escape the gal lows Th sentence of death passed upon him by Judge Craig of the Superior Superior Court after legal proceedings that occupied only J hours and 1 minutes on of the shortest on record Pari aid had shattered his fondest hop Until told that - hi parents already knew of his predicament the young bandit said he was prepared to go - to his death with both his nam and th fact of hi marriage a secret A Bostick Bostick he was arrestod last Tuesday in San Francisco - at th Instance of Mr and Mrs Arthur1 ColntwO victims of th Bl1 Mont train robber - who rc - ognlted him on the street BREAKS VOW OH SILENCE As Bostlck he confessed th Sunset Exprees holdup and the murdir of Montagu and today whon - h ap pearedbefor Judg Craig to - plad gulltyand reoelv ntnc h - sol - iemnlyafnrjned thati waiJohr - Bo ii - L M1 a1 aaBHelata Ilea tn name o ans V Bakersfleld which - ha ippfoprlatedvtb1 hid hl bwhn But a message - - saylnf - hu parints had raoogfllred hlmi from published - pictures and might com ii s him brok hlsi vow of sl1nc and tonight h allowed reporters to lntr - view him To them he told of his career and repeated his oonfesslon that he had klUed Montague and robbed th Sunset Sunset xpressr and another train two weeks before near Riohmond across thi bay from San Franclaoo He de clared h became a train robber because because h needed money to go into th resuurant buslnssa but th two bold up netted him Jsa than l00 nOBBED ifRlEJID 1IKHK His criminal caroer sUrtedln 1908 In Sam PranclsooJ - lie said when hrobbd tho room of a frlenditandwas sent o - lone - Reform scliool where hrmlnl ten monthsbeforo being paroled Prr viously - h had gonetoschoolVln to Angeles and Bakersfleld wher hi father a f Hrmtf Southern Paolflo Rail V road conduotor Is now pumpman arnlng i a - month Thi - fathir James JTarlss was Injurod In an accident accident One of his leg were amputated and he was sent to the pumpmans berth at Bakersfleld After leaving lono ICarrls said h r - tirned to his old home at Ottumwai where he was born February H 10 Thereafter he became a - restaurant waiter and worked In Chicago Nw York and Rochester Thence he - went to Merlon City la I mad a trip horn to see rny mother every year he said and nearly always worked while at Bakars - fleld I cam from th East to SanFrah Ctlan4a Pg S4 Celosaa

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 28 Dec 1913, Sun,
  3. Page 33

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