Clipped From Bisbee Daily Review

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WAS SEEN WITH MONEY JOHN O'REILLY SAW HIM WITH BIG BILLS. Wanted Goods He Bought For Less Than the Selling Price Had Little Money While in Naco. Instead of the prospector who was killed in Naco recently while resisting arrest being seen with a large amount of monev in this city at the Fair, it was at a furniture store on O. K. street. The store is owned by C. A. Newman, Newman, and he does a second hand business. business. Those who saw the prospector with money are John O'Reilly and a son of the proprietor. They each say he had ever $150. The prospector came into the store and asked to look at some cartridge belts. He wab shown one that sold at $1, and after being refused a reduction reduction of twenty-hve cents concluded to take iL He also looked at some rifles, but did not buy one. After the customer went out O'Reilly remarked to Newman that he had plenty of money and stated that he saw-two saw-two S50 bills in the hand of the prospector. prospector. Newman's son says that he saw threw J20 gold pieces and some silver. The money was taken out of an old and worn pocket book, into which a tobacco tobacco sack had been sewn. In all hi? dealings the prospector displayed the qualities of a miser. Last night Officer Giles stated over the telephone line from Naco that all the money the dead man had on his person was sixty cents when he was searched. He gave it as his opinion that the prospector never had any such sum as has been reported. He did not show any of the meney while dealing in Naco.

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  1. Bisbee Daily Review,
  2. 20 Jun 1902, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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