man's justice followed him to his lair.
rode him down and shot him in the road.
After killing the chief brigand, Sheriff Morse
made tracks for San Francisco
, where he hoped to seize the minor criminal, Capitan Procopio.
's band was scattered by the rangers, Procopio, with a younger member of the company, named Vasquez, sought an asylum in Mexico
, but after staying in that republic some days the two brigands ventured to take ship for San Francisco
, where they meant to hide in the Mexican
got news of them, and made his dash.
Young Vasquez slipped the lasso, but Procopio was taken in a den and sentenced to imprisonment for life.
Capitan Senati was the leader of a company carrying on the trade of robbing shanties and stealing girls. \loreno was his first lieutenant; Los Angeles
the scene of his exploits.
One day, hearing that a ball was to be given in Los Angeles
by some ladies from San Francisco
, Capitan Senati
's company swooped into the streets, surrounded the house, and pillaged every one in the dancing rooms.
After eating the supper, and drinking the wine, each brigand took a partner by