Robert Marvel Robbery - Fort Wayne Sentinel Wednesday July 27, 1881

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Robert Marvel Robbery - Fort Wayne Sentinel Wednesday July 27, 1881 - gow .i i i r i t y A Dirty Rascal - Robbed by...
gow .i i i r i t y A Dirty Rascal - Robbed by Masked Masked Men. IndianapoU, Ind., July 27. Yes terday afternoon a Bcoundrel !u - tranehedhimaelt iu an unoccupied house on one of the fashionable real, dence atreeta, and made beastly exposure! exposure! to passing ladles. A large crowd of indignant citizens surround ed the place and threats of lynching were plentiful, but after the police had!broken down tbe doors ho eomhow ran the gauntlet and waa only captured captured after a long chiae and a moat determined resistance, during which he attempted to kill Officer Twlnama. He reglatered aa John Smith, but the police authorities are satisfied, this la fictitious and are trying to locate hlnc. At an early hour this morning tour masked men, heavily armed, entered the farm - houaa of Robert Marvel, thirteen mile northwest of this city, and, under threat of murder, com - nelled them to disclose the hiding - place of 1 680 which waa concealed in an Upper room. Tbe aged couple were tltjd in such a manner that a re - !mm m not effected for several hWil! - ,Anadjo(njnC Wm.to Jfrtyel and wife was occupied by liana WH - kina, a relative, alao aged aver seventy yeaas. After securing ftiarvei me robbsrs entered WilkinV partment and attempted to bind bim, but'he tnit miph a aLubbaro realataoe that he waa finally thrown Leadlong out of ao open wlnJow, dngerouly lojur - inff Km alvmt tha head and shoulder. Notwithstanding his' - lwrte he crawl, edtoa nejgliboring farm beuend gavs the alarm. After plundering Marvel the can fld and were track ed to within a few miles of this pity. Stlllthey are thought io - have boon neighbor, owing to their familiirlty with the habits aryd defenseless condi tion of the family. - 4 Atr Illinois iudce has decided that a merchant's warrant la war thleaa. If r

Clipped from The Fort Wayne Sentinel27 Jul 1881, WedPage 1

The Fort Wayne Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Indiana)27 Jul 1881, WedPage 1
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