joe stine arrest 5 Mar 1909

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5 Mar 1909 - OFFICER JOE STINE IS CHARGED WITH THEFT The...
OFFICER JOE STINE IS CHARGED WITH THEFT The preliminary hearing of the [ case of Jim Wilkerson. charged with; the larceny of a motor belonging -to; E. A. Fish resulted in Justice Bail- i ey issuing warrants for W. T. Mil-, ler, a huckster, and Joe Stlne, an alleged plain clothes man connected ^Itb the city police department, and better known as a professional wrestler, for alleged complicity in the theft of the motor. Wilkerson and a Mrs. King, bis sister, testified that on the night when it is alleged Wlll^erson got possession of the motor at a storage house kept iby Cbarlee Somes and another man fit Spptb S^ond street by means of, ain order sal^ to have been signed by Miller, both Miller and Stlne visited, the King home on tbe East Side boulevard and called! WjlK|»swJi :,ii ^ilt fti .10 jDi -crock. Ac-| cordlOtf "to thfer teattmony Miller| toltl %Uki6nia^ he #as< about! to get. Into thtuble about the motor j and handed .bini $10 and admonish-{ ed him to take the first train for fttnsas City. Wilkerson left next morning, but went to another Kansas town instead of Kansas City, where his sister lived. The same day Wilkerson left Mrs. King said Miller camej to her house and advised Jier toi tell h4r children to not tell anyone! where Wilkerson had gone. The following day. according to her| story, Stine called at her house and said Wilkerson was in danger of ar­ rest and wanted to send a telegram to him to warn him. Shfe says he wrpte the telefram at her house and Wilkerson swore he re-'; ceived and moved on to another town where he was,finally arrested by Deputy Sheriff Depew. It wasj on the strength of this testimony that Justice Bailey ordered the arrest of toth Miller and Stine. Wilkerson was bound over to the district court in the sum of $500. Stine wab arrested by Deputy Sheriff Compton and bound over to the district court in the sum of $500 after preliminary examination. Stine denied his guilt. UNCLE SAM WILL GET DOUGH New York, March 5.—A" verdict; awarding the United States govern-i ment $134,016 damages in unpCid| customs duties from the American! Sugar Refining company was rendered today by the jury which heard the charges of misweighing of; sugar imports. •

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 05 Mar 1909, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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