joe stine policeman 25 Jan 1909

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25 Jan 1909 - HOUSE ROBBED; Tom Langford, a \*ell known ne­...
HOUSE ROBBED; Tom Langford, a \*ell known ne­ gro character, was arrested at' • an early hour this morning on a charge of shooting at Officers Brown and Stln^. An additional charge may be placed against him before the day is over. Early last evening the residence of Mrs. G. B. Hester, 425 West Ok' mulgee avenue, was entered while Mrs. Hester waa at church and a large amount of valuable property, including a gold watch, silver spoons, a silver loving cup and numerous numerous works of art taken. , The police department was notified of the robbery shortly after 10 o'clock and as the work could only have been done a few hours previous, Caplaln Osborne, who was in charge of the case, decided to use the bloodhounds. bloodhounds. The dogs easily took the scent and led the officers to the res- r:— ~ — „rr,i^A Unoo RAT -a-- ^of^a^^man^^^^^ refused to admit the officers, but after he had been threatened, he opened the doois. A diligent search proved fruit­ less, but Osborne was satisfied that the stolen property was in the neighborhood, neighborhood, so he decided to put the iiouse under surveilance. Shortay before daybreak l^angtord was seen to enter the house by Officers Brown and Stine, and when they called upon upon him to h&lt he refused, but rushing rushing into the house he pulled his gun and began shooting. The shots were returned and on their threat blow up the house unless he surrendered, surrendered, Langford gave himself up. Mrs. Hester, who is the mother- in-law of Senator Robert L. Owen, is anxious to have the stolen property property returned to her as it has a value not measured in money, and a handsome handsome reward will be paid for the recovery of the property. PANAMA LIBEL [I SUIT MAGS Washington, D. C Jan. 25.— The federal grand jury which is in-

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 25 Jan 1909, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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