Joseph Banks attacked

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Joseph Banks attacked - ' ' ' . " ; ', . . ROBBED IN A COURT YARD. " -...
' ' ' . " ; ', . . ROBBED IN A COURT YARD. " - , - ' . Driver's Helper Said Two Men. Beat Him and Took $7.8 of .Employer'a Money Mrs. Jacob Magen. ' wife' of 'si pawn broker, living In ' t.he ' first floor ' of ; the Irving Arms at Riverside Drive and Ninety-fourth Street, sat In ,her apartments last, r.lght talking with Mrs. John McFar. land,, who . was- visiting her, when they heard groans from the courtyard Just out siae, Mrs.. Magen s . window. - The courtyard Is paved and fenced in. , Mrs. Magen held a portable lectric lamp up to the -window, and they saw the figure of a. man lylnar in a oool of water in the court yard. The women summoned a negro poner, wno, wun tne janitor, uuntave Swohen, and several men, found the unconscious' mart and carried him Into' the janitor' apartments. Mrs. Magen got some, brandy, but it waa onlv after srreat efforts that the young man was revived. He proved to be Joseph Banks. 20 years old. of 240 Avenue D. and employed as a anver neiper oy a ary goods firm. - He had made a .delivery In the apartment house and on the way out. he said, two men tackled him in the courtyard, which was 'pitch, dark, and, after hitting- him on the side of the head with a blunt weapon, knocked him out and robbed him of S78 belonging to his employers. His wee a s aaiary a new w ana a new fj bill was overlooked. This money was In a small watrh pocket of Banks's trousers. . Although -suffering great pain from tho wound , on the -side- of the head, . whicu looked to have been caused by a blunt instrument. Banks refused to go. to the hospital and Was sent home. ' .

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 24 Jan 1909, Sun,
  3. Page 19

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