Tomb-robbers 2 18770531

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Tomb-robbers 2 18770531 - in the secret service, until Washburn became...
in the secret service, until Washburn became chief. He originated the straw ball business to get Hughes and Mullins released. It is claimed that lie has served a term in the penitentiary. Tom Courtney came down from Chicago on Monday and balled him.- Fields and Fuller were the men of rtraw who were used in the conspiracy. They are in jail. Eugene Ha-tman was Imposed upon by Forbes, who represented himself, as a government detective, snowing an old eommissloa and a secret service badge. Hart-man has come into - court and pleaded guiitr. and will testify in crimination of the others. James Kenelly is aa old acquaintance and friend of Pete McCartney, the world-renowned counterfeiter and shover of queer, and of Alex. Murpoie. of St Louis, also a counterfeiter, rie was an intimate friend of Hughes and Mullins. Herbert Nelson is a heavy teamster in the employ ot the Chicago and North-western Road, and it is claimed by the detectives that he was the silent partner in the original tomb-robbing conspiracy. Bridget Lewis claims to be a sister of Hughes. Some of these parties fraudulently swore to me possession of large amounts ot property, when In lact they were not worth a nickel. Others of them were in tbe conspiracy to induce them to so. swear, and on the conclusion of this trial these parties will have a chance to explain away their action. The transaction Id all respects appears to be one of me most gigantic and outrageous conspiracies oa record.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 31 May 1877, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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