1878 jan 29 cotton

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1878 jan 29 cotton  - of the party were indicted for burglary, one...
of the party were indicted for burglary, one waa awaiting transfer to the Penitentiary for three years for bnrgiary. One of th party, under sentence tor stealing, waa recaptured. A FBACDUIJtMT COTTOg SXCBASOE. St. Lsdis. Mo- Jan. 28. From letters received by 0. W. Simmons. Secretary of the 8U Louis Cotton Exchange, it is strongly suspected that a scheme is on loot to fraudulently obtain cotton from dealers and producers in the South and Southwest. Printed letter-beads bearing the de-vlaa. "Oflloa of the St. Lonia Uotton Exchange. with 8. H. Bronaon. President; Joseph Pollock. Vice President, and Daniel H. Hubert. Secretary, bar been issued. and the present indications are that the letters written on tnem hare been aent to various parts of th cotton-producing region of country, esoe-cially, perhaps. Texas and Arkansas, those States being most directly tributary to St. Louis, soliciting consignments of cotton, offering tempting advantages, high prices, etc wtta a view oi gel-ting possession of Cotton for unlawful par- poses, a man calling nimaeix B. auier. wno la represented aa a Polish Jew. called oa Postmaster Filler some -time ago. and stated to blm that a new coltoa exchangs was to be started here, with officers as above named, and alies-lng be had oower of attorner to receive ail letters coming to th ot. Lioul rostomee ad. dreaaad to D. H. Hubert. J. Koeh. 8. Adler. L. L. J. Koch, ana L. Koch. He has been recelriog let- tore so ad dressed. and the presomptloalathatlet' ters navs been sent from bere bearing one or more of these name aa a signature, and mat may are part of apian to defraud dealers and produoers in the South of their eotton. No new cotton ex change haa been organised here nor talked of among legitimate eotton dealers. And the omoers and members of th Cotton Exchange dssir to caution ail cotton man of th South and South west to be very earerol Sow tbey deal with anr nerson claiming either otSth above-men- tioned Barnes. It is not known whether Adler has raeelrwd any eotton or not. whether be haa so far commuted any criminal act: but the offl-eera of thn Cotton Exchange will watch his o Der ations etosely. and. it possible, make him suffer for the Illegitimate use of their names. to a a abbxstbm fob cohtbjcft,

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 29 Jan 1878, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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