Andy Taylor

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Andy Taylor - ANDY TAYLOR. One of tbs Tennessee Gang Wbo 91...
ANDY TAYLOR. One of tbs Tennessee Gang Wbo 91 or dered BberlflT Cata Arrested la Kansas. .ricciAt. dispatck to TBI xaiauiaaa. , Chattanooga, 1xk, April 13. One day last fall Sheriff Cate, of this ooanty, and Deputy Conway started witb John Taylor, a prisoner charged with murder, .to Knoxvllle for trial. Wben at Sweetwater Bob and Andy Taylor, brothers of John, boarded the East Ten uessee, Virginia and Georgia train, flourishing pistols, and la the excitement Sheriff Cate and Deputy Conway were shot dead on tbe train. John Taylor wasfreleased. and all made their escape. Five thousand dollars reward was offered for each of the murderers. A few weeks after ths occurrence Bob Taylor was killed by Sheriff Goodin, while on a train near Lebanon. Wo. His body was brought through this city and -taken to London, Tenn., and delivered to bis relatives. The following dispatch, received in this city to-night, explains the capture of another of tbs murderers: Ekpobia, Kax., April 13. The officers bere got on to a clew of Andy Taylor, tbe Tennessee murderer, who bad been working on a farm in tbis county since about March 1st. on tbe 10th Inst. He found oat tiiai. be was suspected, aud left on the following morulng for Colorado. He waa followed by Under HherltT Kremerand T. X. Dixon. Special Deputy, who overtook and, after soma difficulty, captured him at rsewton, in this state, about seventy- five miles went ot here. On tbe way back they were met at PeaboUy by Sheriff Ryan. and together they brought bim back to this city, where be was lodsed in the ConBty Jail. Me nas since oeen secreted oy tne omoers, wno are bold ing him for tbe reward, and who are very reticent about making disclosures in regard to the capture or the whereabouts of the prisoner, l iiey claim tney nave spent a con siderable amount of money in , etleoilng his capture. Tbey are sure of the man, and say that wnen tney nave received tne rewara they are ready to torn him over to the Tennessee authorities. i

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 14 Apr 1883, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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