Oyster Bay, supposed plot agst TR

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Oyster Bay, supposed plot agst TR - SCARE AT OYSTER BAY. Assassinatron Plot Story...
SCARE AT OYSTER BAY. Assassinatron Plot Story Startles the Town After Arrest of Two Men ..... for Shooting Robins. ' OYSTER BAT. L. L, 8ept M.-The people of this village were startled thla afternoon by the report that an attempt had been made to assassinate President Roosevelt and that two Italians, supposed to be Anarchists, bad been arrested in connection with the plot Two Italians had been arrested, but the only crime of . which they' were accused was the shooting of a few robins. The scar was caused by Deputy Sheriff Palmer of Farmlngdale, who, in his effort to uphold the dignity or' the' law, created a sensation so great that the villagers flocked to the Town Hall to catch a glimpse if possible of the would-be assassins, whom they denounced in unmeasured terms. Business men closed up stores and offices so that they could Join the throng, and th whole population was aroused. About noon a wagon was driven Into town containing, three men. Two of them were handcuffed and the third man, who was driving, had a shotgun between his legs and kept a sharp watch on the others. The man with the shotgun was Deputy Sheriff Palmer, and his two prisoners were the Italians that he had arrested at Farmlngdale for shooting robins. After Vain attempts to find Constable McQuaid and Justice Franklin of this village Palmer drove to the Town Hall, where the Italians were locksd in a cell. Deputy Palmer said he caught th men In the act of shooting robins and that he found a number of dead birds In their pock-eta Of these he took possession to be used as evidence. The Italians. Palmer savs. be came excited when told they were under arrest ami made a show of resistance, and ! " waa ?n ."' account, he says, that he tout the handcuffs on them i - -

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 27 Sep 1903, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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