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 - STOLE A" GAMBLER'S MONEY. StranKe Fate Th»t...
STOLE A" GAMBLER'S MONEY. StranKe Fate Th»t Overtook Two Hen at Cofteyvllle, Kan. INDEPKNDKNCE , Kan., Nov. 32.—During 32.—During a big celebration near here in the Indian territory, William Sanford, a gambler, had a roll of bills amounting to 81,000 stolen out of his trunk. He suspected a girl named Sadie Harris and followed her to Coffey ville. When he arrived there he hired two of his bosom friends, George Mills and George Butler, to watch the girL After'several days thev ^w her hide the money, which they at once secured, but instead of returning it to the owner they pocketed it them.selves and skipped out. They were located at South McAlester, in the territory, and were arrested there. Partof the money money was recovered. Both Mills and Butler Butler are charged with grand larceny and, strange as it may seem. Sadie Harris, the girl who originally stole the money, is the principal witness against them.

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  1. The Iola Register,
  2. 22 Nov 1897, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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