chronister caught theif

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chronister caught theif - CAUGHT THIS TIME. George Carney, a Colored Lad,...
CAUGHT THIS TIME. George Carney, a Colored Lad, Arrested for Kooning street (Jar isoxes. While attending to their horses at the foot of Market street drivers in the employ of the City Passenger railway company have been obliged to keep a sharp eye on their money boxes, as for some time past sneak thieves have chosen this opportune time for robbing them. Last evening Curtis Chronister, driver of car No. 9, laid a trap for tiie rascals, rascals, and, removing all the change from the box, took a position near by, where he could see without being seen. lie had not long to wait, for in a minute or so George Caroey, a small colored lad, made a bee line for that box, but this time to his sorrow, as he was caught rnd taken to the Mayor's office where he "squealed on several other boys who have been in the habit ot robbing the cars. This is not Carney s hrst appearance in the dock at police headquarters, as he was arrested not very long ago for beating a little girl over the head with a stick. He is a son of James Carney, who died bo suddenly last summer. Carney is no w in jail awaiting a hearing.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 09 Sep 1890, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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