Hiram James murder

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Hiram James murder - THE LODI MUKDEEEB Death of the Victim Reward...
THE LODI MUKDEEEB Death of the Victim Reward Offered for the Fugitive Stocitox April 5 - Lemuel J Dough crty who wu shot by Hiram James at Lodl on Sunday night died at his house this afternoon at about 3 o clock The Coroner and physicians hare gone oat to hold an autopsy James has xtV yet been captured 8herlff Can B ngham offers 100 reward for him and the Governor will be uked to add Jo0 to the reward The Sheriff came here lut night and employed a Chinese Interpreter to go with him and left this morning to search all the Chinese hoases along the line of the Mokelufnne river Where James is snpposed to be hiding He bis been among the Chinese a great deal and understands some of their dia leet Publie sentiment in Lodl is very Strong against James and if the people could deal with him the trial would be short The Sheriff hu Issued the follow ing tescription of the murderer Born in California aged 31 years weighs about 130 pounds printer by trade height 5 feet 7 Inches in stocking feet florid or sandy complexion sandy mustache that hu been dyed and may be cut off eyes gray hair dirk brown Square features high forehead rather Barrow nose rather small and square cut litheri large mouth thick lips gear between first and second Joints of left thumb small scar Inside of middle Joint of left thumb smokes opium speaks some Chinese and claims to belong to the Chinese Masons Association Association wore a black hat bluish sack coat light - colored pantaloons with small green Stripe In theuT wore shoes with wide bottom bottom well worn and run down on the out - Hide of the heels sometimes goes by the game of Frank Howard

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 06 Apr 1887, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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