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 - GET DESCRIPTION OF Sheriff T. J, Curran has...
GET DESCRIPTION OF Sheriff T. J, Curran has received from Sheriff Bone of Chippewa county a complete description of Joe Tobias, the Russian Pole, who is wanted for killing two deputy sheriffs at Brlmlcy 10 days ago. Of the search that Is now being conducted for the murderer an exchange say«: Chippewa county is offering $500 reward for the capture of Jo«- Tobias, the man who shot and killed Deputy SherlfT James Sutton and Allen Scribner, who was called to assist in arresting the man about 10 days ago, after he had stabbed an Indian uear Brirnley. The notice of reward is accompanied by a description of the escaped murderer. The sending of these notices to the sheriffs and police chiefs of the upper peninsula and northern lower peninsula Indicates that Sheriff Bohe believes Tobias has left the wilds of Chippewa county. He was last seen about a «fwk ako by two men of the posse of 50 sherlfT who have been scouring the woods of the county since the double tragedy took place. The Indian, who was at first thought to be fatally wounded, Is recuperating and may recover from the assault. Tobias 1 h described as a man 25 years of age; height 5 feet 6 inches and weight about 140 to 150 pounds His nationality Is given as either Russian, Polish or Austrian and he has a small round face, small black eyes, very dark complexion and when last seen had a black mustache. He ha* a habit of looking down when spoken to. He was dressed In a dark blue suit, and had a soft, black felt hat. He stoops slightly when walking and toes In a trifle. His general appearance is that of a laboring man and he is somewhat slouchy and careless in dress and manner. It was said he has a scar on the back of one hand, caused by being grazed by a bullet

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  1. Escanaba Morning Press,
  2. 19 Jun 1913, Thu,
  3. Page 6


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