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 - j Gouziiles, Te ; About five years ago a man...
j Gouziiles, Te ; About five years ago a man came to Waelder (this comity) and reg- | istered as K. L. Miller, staying ' there about ten days. An express package from Houston was received received by the agent adilr<_ssed to "R. L. Miller, Waelder. Texas." ' The agent notified Mr. R. I.. Miller Miller (an old merchant o.' the town), but he said it was not (or him. as he had ordered no jewelry by ex- j press. The package was then j [delivered to the transient R. L. | Miller (who had ordered it) and j I he disappeared. In a few days it | developed that a jewelry firn- in i Houston had received an order I 'signed R. L. Miller. Waelder, Texas, for about Sjcoo worth of 'selection. The firm thought that | the order was from R. L. Miller,! ' the Waelder merchant, but it was j ! a smart schei i to get posses! -l sime trick same and the di: n of the goods. Th as P la - ved at Cotull nd thief then disap { 1C E ' the man would be recaptured. P eared - Detectives have been on j his trail almost ever since, having followed him over the United j States, as well as across the water. Wednesday Sheriff Glover re- i ee i v ed a telegram from the author"*™ tnat Miner was under arrest Evansville, Ind. Mr. Glover had made arrangements to leave ! here today to bring the prisoner] back, but i ed a telegran . . , . hold hls P a P ers ' as " was th ° u S ht terday evening that he had escap- iff Glover i notified lo

Clipped from The Weimar Mercury15 Apr 1899, SatPage 3

The Weimar Mercury (Weimar, Texas)15 Apr 1899, SatPage 3
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