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KILLING A TRAIN ROBBER.

According 1 to a Dalziel tolegranj f com. New Orleans, Eugene Buaoh, tho notorious tcaia robber aud outlaw, who has undo so miny raids upon tho express oara of tho aout'aera railways, mob hia daath ou August 22nd, at tho hauds of a p^saa o£ deputy-sheriffs, Ths sheriff, with an tinned band of deputies, has tor somo time been in search of Bunch nnd hia ging, wh) were finally looked by a railway detective named Jackson oa floney Island, an isolated patch of land surrounded by swuinp3 on fcho dividing liua bebwosu Louisiaua and Mississippi, whioh his for in my years been a hidinsj-phoa for outlaws of every de3oription. Tho stioriff, ou tho roooipi of this news, set out for Honey Island, aud, upon making enquiries at a farmhouse, loarncd that Bunou had beou thero with some of his gang, and ob-. tained food from the farmer by tareitjuing hia Ufa. The sheriff's patty thei weati cautiously forward for hM a mile for what is known as the Old Sterling Plaoa. They sooncainoupin Bunou, who was walking aloug the bank of a oreek, ourying a Wiu» ohe3tor riflo in one hand and a pail ia tho other. Ho was quite uiaware of the pre-« souoe of his pursuers, nnd bent over to dip up some water from tho oreek. The sheriff called upon him to surrender, but at the first sound Bunch wheeled and fired at Detective Jiusksoti, The bullet flaw wide of its mirk, and bsfore the train robber could firo again ho dropped doid from a volloy liro Iby the sheriff's party. As he fell his rill 3 wont oil, tho bullob passing dmger-. ouuly near the sheriff, There was a hut a short diatiuce nway, and in full view of the party. As Bunch fell a man came running out of the door carrying a rille. He was covered by all tho rilles of tho party, and droppod his gun to avoid Bunch's fate. He was then seized and identified as " Colonel " Hopgood, another famous outlaw and train robber, who was known to be acting an Bunch's lieutenant.

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KILLING A TRAIN ROBBER. Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XXVI, Issue 251, 2 November 1892

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